a handwoven wool rug in grey with bands of grey and tan geometric patterns hangs from wooden pegs on a clothes line against a white wall

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these rugs are handwoven in a zapotec indigenous community in teotitlan de valle, a region of oaxaca in mexico on wooden pedal looms. they are made of a wool weft on a cotton warp. the neutral tones come from the varied natural colours of the sheep and the intricate traditional patterns are filled with meaning and symbolism.

this rug features bands of geometric patterns. the zigzags represents lightning and the gods. the diamonds made up of dots represent clouds. the zapotec people are also known as "the cloud people"

these smaller rugs are a perfect size for kitchens, foyers, bathrooms, beside the bed. these rugs also look beautiful when they're hung on the wall as a tapestry

dimensions: 24" x 40" + 3" fringe at each end

material: wool weft, cotton warp

care: spot clean as needed or hand wash cold with a gentle detergent. lay flat to dry

made in mexico

due to the handmade nature of this product some colour and texture variation is to be expected - it's just proof that it was made by human hands!