Zapotec wool rug (2x3), "Oaxaca Flower"
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A crimson flower glows in the night, depicted on a deep black background. Working on a traditional handloom, Delfina Ruiz weaves a Zapotec rug with contemporary motifs. The accent rug is edged with fringe.
Titled Flor de Oaxaca in Spanish.
Because each rug is individually woven, measurements could vary +/- 1 inch (3 cm).
- 0.69 kgs
- 1.5 lbs
- Rug: 1 m L x 0.6 m W
- Rug: 3.3 ft. L x 2 ft. W
- Pile height: 0.5 cm H
- Pile height: 0.2" H
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.