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!