Mexican Handwoven Green 2.5 x 5 Authentic Zapotec Rug, "Oaxaca Hillside"
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Filled with the spirit of Oaxaca, this Zapotec rug is inspired by the verdant hillsides in summer rain. Delfina Ruiz demonstrates Mexico's Zapotec artistry and her own weaving skills with this dazzling wool rug. Created of virgin wool on a traditional loom, the accent rug takes its colors from natural dyes.
Titled Verdes campos in Spanish.
- 1.56 kgs
- 3.4 lbs
- Rug: 1.51 m L x 0.81 m W
- Rug: 5 ft. L x 2.7 ft. W
- Pile height: 0.5 cm H
- Pile height: 0.2" H
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
Delfina Ruiz has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $3000. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of wool yarn for her rugs.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.