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Mandala-Inspired Amate Paper Folk Wall Art from Mexico, "Mandala"

Working in the folk art tradition passed down by Mexico's Otomi people, Edgar... more

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Working in the folk art tradition passed down by Mexico's Otomi people, Edgar Trejo creates a wonderful composition inspired by Eastern mandala designs. Trejo works with natural amate, or tree bark paper, which takes several days to procure through a complex process. Amate was a sacred material for Aztec and Mayan peoples, historically used to write down and chronicle important events and trade, even serving as the bridge between the mortal and the spiritual worlds during religious ceremonies. According to Otomi traditions, the bark used to produce amate can only be extracted from a tree during certain parts of the lunar cycle, indicating the high level of respect held toward nature. Featuring a meticulous freehand design, the painting features a circular mandala with colorful motifs and intricate patterns executed with natural vegetable dyes.

  • 0.73 kgs
  • 1.6 lbs
  • 119.1 cm H x 199.6 cm W x 0.2 cm D
  • 47" H x 79" W x 0.1" D

  • Vegetable dyes on paper
  • Arrives unframed
  • Signed by the artist
  • Each work features slight variations that make it unique
  • To clean, wipe with a soft, dry cloth
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexico
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