Octagonal Cotton Wall Mirror with Worry Dolls from Guatemala, "Quitapenas Octagon"
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Woven by hand on the traditional telar de pie, or floor loom, colorful cotton patterns over carton decorate the octagonal frame of this wall mirror from Guatemala. Elias Garcia creates this mirror, decorated with five cute quitapenas, or worry dolls, that are crafted by hand. A loop on the back of the mirror allows for easy hanging.
- 0.44 kgs
- 1.0 lbs
- Frame: 24 cm H x 20 cm W x 1 cm D
- Frame: 9.5" H x 7.75" W x 0.4" D
- Mirror: 18 cm L x 14 cm W
- Mirror: 7" L x 5.5" W
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.
This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist shows a lot of talent or potential and is in their late teens or twenties.