Handwoven Wool Don Quijote Area Rug (2x3.5) from Mexico, "Don Quijote"
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The emblematic protagonist from Miguel de Cervantes' famous work, Don Quijote graces any home in this area rug from Mexico. Delfina Ruiz designs the rug, which is woven by hand of wool on the traditional Zapotec floor loom. Quijote is silhouetted atop his horse against an off-white sky.
- 0.80 kgs
- 1.8 lbs
- Rug: 1.06 m L x 0.69 m W
- Rug: 3.5 ft. L x 2.3 ft. W
- Pile height: 0.6 cm H
- Pile height: 0.2" H
- Fringe: 11 cm L
- Fringe: 4.3" L
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.