Geometric Wool Patterned Cushion Cover from Mexico, "Zapotec Stars"
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Geometric motifs in vivid color evoke stars that shine above the Mexican sierra. Precisely woven on a traditional handloom, they attest to the skill of Alberto Ruiz. He works in wool, colored with natural dyes, to create a dazzling cushion cover. The plain cotton back features a slot opening to insert the cushion.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
Alberto Ruiz has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2900 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to invest in wool and also be able to offer work to his artisan friends and neighbors.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.