Pink and Creamy Cotton Handwoven Zapotec Shawl, "Pink Stars of Teotitlan"
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Woven by hand on a traditional loom, this shawl is a masterpiece of Zapotec textile art. Delfina Ruiz transforms ivory cotton into a beautiful wrap. Intricate star motifs in cerise enhance its beauty, and the rebozo shawl is finished with macramé fringe.
- 0.40 kgs
- 0.9 lbs
- Shawl: 182.5 cm L x 65 cm W
- Shawl: 72" L x 25.5" W
- Fringe: 18 cm L
- Fringe: 7" L
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.