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Zapotec Wool Area Rug in Red from Mexico (2x3.5), "Claret Rhombi"

Against a body of claret, multicolored rhombus patterns decorate this area rug... more

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Against a body of claret, multicolored rhombus patterns decorate this area rug from Mexico. Working in the traditional style of Zapotec handicrafts, Mexican artisan Alfredo Ruiz diligently hand-weaves the rug of wool on the telar de pedal, or floor loom. Fringes complete the rug at each end.

  • 0.82 kgs
  • 1.8 lbs
  • 1.03 m L x 0.61 m W
  • 3.42 ft. L x 2 ft. W
  • Pile height: 0.6 cm H
  • Pile height: 0.2" H
  • Fringe: 11 cm L
  • Fringe: 4.3" L

  • 100% wool
  • Dry flat in the shade
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Dry clean or hand wash
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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21

Susie

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05/16/2020

"This is a treasured heirloom that I can past down."

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I am very proud of my wool rug, Claret Rhombi because it is a outstanding heirloom that everyone gives compliments every time they walk in the house. I share with them where I received it and let them know that can help others by going into Novica.com and become partners with this wonderful company! My friends loved the idea of helping others. This work was done with great love and the colors are so majestic with such great impressive beauty that is so and now I have the privilege to past this to my only son. I know he will take pride and treasure this wool area rug as I do.I hope and pray that others will be so happy as we are in displaying this beautiful piece of excellent work in our home. Exquisite, lovely are words that others are describing this elegant rug that is displayed in our living room. Being part of NOVICA has made me and my family very proud of being part of helping others as well. Thank you for this heirloom that I can share in the future with my son as well!!!

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Beautiful vibrant colors will describe this work

Best Uses

  • I have this heirloom on my living room table to show all of my friends as well as my family that come from everywhere

Purchased Item:

Claret Rhombi, Zapotec Wool Area Rug in Red from Mexico (2x3.5)

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Michael

From Southern Utah, USA

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02/21/2022

"Stunning!"

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The workmanship is excellent. The colors are striking. This is a treasured addition to our home we will cherish and enjoy for years.

Best Uses

  • Accent piece

Purchased Item:

Cochineal Red, Wool Area Rug Dyed with Natural Pigments from Oaxaca

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Jennifer

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12/27/2021

"Stunning rug"

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This rug is placed at my front door. The colors are true to the picture and the quality is awesome! I am super happy with this product.

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Sabina

Verified Reviewer

09/01/2021

"Love it!"

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This rug helps mark out my artistic workspace in my large living room/studio. I love its bright yet earthy natural dye-based colours and both I and my friend agrees—it feels great beneath bare feet!

Purchased Item:

Dramatic Mexican Sun, Eco Friendly Handwoven Virgin Wool Zapotec Rug (5x8)

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Steven

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04/03/2021

"Another wonderful piece!"

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I find all this artist work wonderful!

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Steven

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04/03/2021

"Excellent craftsmanship!"

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Beautiful! Only a few will have! Unbelievable all natural wool and dyes!

Purchased Item:

Stairway to the Sky, Zapotec Wool Striped Area Rug (2x3.5)

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