Star Design on Hand Woven Zapotec Wool Runner Rug (3x10), "Zapotec Stars"
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Multicolor stars appearing on the Oaxacan firmament inspire the design of this Zapotec rug by Mario Chavez. Woven of wool on a traditional pedal loom, the runner's vibrant palette of colors is obtained from natural dyes.
- 3.14 kgs
- 6.9 lbs
- Runner: 3.1 m L x 0.81 m W
- Runner: 10.25 ft. L x 2.7 ft. W
- Pile height: 0.5 cm H
- Pile height: 0.2" H
Mario Chavez has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2000 and the most recent for $1900. Proceeds were used to increase the physical space of his workshop and hire additional weavers from his community, and also to purchase new looms and raw materials.