Red and White Hand Crafted Zapotec Wool Rug (4x6.5), "Candles"
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White candles glow on a burgundy background, each slender taper outlined with precise geometry. Working on a traditional handloom, Delfina Ruiz weaves Zapotec motifs. The accent rug is edged with fringe.
Titled Velas in Spanish.
- 2.88 kgs
- 6.3 lbs
- Rug: 2 m L x 1.25 m W
- Rug: 6.5 ft. L x 4.1 ft. W
- Pile height: 0.7 cm H
- Pile height: 0.3" 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.