ITEM#: 14976680This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Alberto Ruiz combines a palette of colors for the design of this Zapotec rug. Obtained from natural dyes, they outline legendary glyphs as Ruiz weaves the rug on a pedal loom with a rustic finish.
- Materials: Wool
- Pile height: 0.2 inches
- Style: Traditional
- Primary colors: Purple, orange
- Secondary colors: Green, red, yellow
- Pattern: Geometric
- Dimensions: 4.9 feet long x 2.6 feet wide
- Care instructions: Hand wash separately in cold water
Story Behind the Art:
'I was born in Oaxaca and along with my brothers and sisters we learned the handicrafts that my parents made. I was 12 when I created my first rug and I haven't stopped. I believe the art of weaving Zapotec rugs is unique.'
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
Tip: We recommend the use of a non-skid pad to keep the rug in place on smooth surfaces.
All rug sizes are approximate. Due to the difference of monitor colors, some rug colors may vary slightly. We try to represent all rug colors accurately. Please refer to the text above for a description of the colors shown in the photo.
Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days.
|Dimensions||4.9 feet long x 2.6 feet wide|
|Country of Origin||Mexico|
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