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Handmade Zapotec Star Motif Area Rug (2.5x6.5), "Guelaguetza Dance"

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Dancing diamonds in joyous colors capture the spirit of Oaxaca's Guelaguetza... more

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Dancing diamonds in joyous colors capture the spirit of Oaxaca's Guelaguetza dance. A Zapotec word meaning "offering," it was originally applied to the harvest celebrations. Gregorio Ruiz weaves a bold and beautiful rug in the traditional Zapotec style.

Titled "Guelaguetza" in the Zapotec language.

Because each rug is individually woven on handlooms, measurements could vary +/- 2 inches (5 cm) (2 in).

  • 2.08 kgs
  • 4.6 lbs
  • 2 m L x 0.8 m W
  • 6.5 ft. L x 2.6 ft. W

  • 100% wool
  • Dry clean only
  • All natural dyes
  • Designed for floor use
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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43

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04/26/2018

"Gorgeous Guelaguetza"

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I love the vibrant colours of this beautiful new rug. I have already received compliments on it, love the feel of the wool under my feet, and am so happy I purchased it. Thank you Gregorio Ruiz for creating such a vibrant original piece! It helps warm up a Canadian winter!

Purchased Item:

Guelaguetza Dance, Handmade Zapotec Star Motif Area Rug (2.5x6.5)

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04/11/2021

"Great colors"

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I m using this as a coffee table runner, and it s perfect. I did shorten and re-tie the longish fringe.

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03/20/2021

"Lovely table runner"

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I love this. Very well made. Got exactly what was pictured.

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02/23/2021

"Beautiful rug"

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In addition to the vibrant but not garish colors, this rug is beautifully made.

Tags By Barbara

Mexico Zapotec wool rug

Best Uses

  • Floor, wall hamginh

Purchased Item:

Stars on the Horizon, Zapotec wool rug (3x5)

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Verified Reviewer

02/03/2021

"This is a lovely addition to our western motif."

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It is very tightly woven, even pattern and very vivid colors. I am very happy with and it looks great.

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12/17/2020

"Really gorgeous runner"

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This exquisite rug/runner is so well made. It will certainly become an important addition to our Central American art works.

Tags By Louise

collectors Central America art wall hanging

Best Uses

  • display
  • table display, wall hanging

Purchased Item:

Three Diamond Lane, Geometric Wool Runner Rug in Antique White from Mexico

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Gregorio Ruiz has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2500 and the most recent for $1900. Proceeds were used to purchase raw materials and a new loom for his rugs.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

 
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