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Striped Wool Area Rug in Taupe and Espresso from Mexico, "Mexican Confection"

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Working on the traditional telar de pedal, or floor loom, Mexican artisans... more

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Working on the traditional telar de pedal, or floor loom, Mexican artisans hand-weave this sweet area rug from wool. They combine hues of taupe and espresso a striped pattern with heathered sections. Alberto Ruiz designs this striking and sophisticated rug, completed at the corners with petite tassels.

  • 5.68 kgs
  • 12.5 lbs
  • 3 m L x 2 m W
  • 9.75 ft. L x 6.5 ft. W
  • Pile height: 0.6 cm H
  • Pile height: 0.2" H

  • 100% wool
  • Dry in the shade
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Hand wash or machine wash in cold water
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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42

Verified Reviewer

04/03/2021

"Incredible workmanship!"

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Truly a beautiful piece of workmanship! In this day and age of mass produced items this stands out as only a few will have and cherish!

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Sunbeams, Wool shoulder bag

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02/11/2021

"Perfect"

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I bought this for a table runner it?s beautifully made and perfect for my use

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02/04/2021

"Gorgeous!"

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Nearly 15 years ago, I spent time in Oaxaca and visited Teotitlan del Valle, the village where most of these beautiful weavings are created (perhaps I even stopped by Albertos shop). I was unable to purchase a rug at that time, so it gives me much joy to have discovered Novica and to now have Albertos gorgeous rug warming my bedroom floor. Muchisimas gracias!

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11/25/2020

"Vibrant and beautiful craftsmanship!"

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I love the colors on this and they have remained vibrant and beautiful. Thank you!

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09/13/2020

"Great color enhancement to most any room"

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Very nice weaving with vibrant colors and a subtle complexity that that is evident the closer one looks. Excellent crafts-person-ship.

Best Uses

  • This can brighten most any room in a variety of ways, as a wall hanging, a "scarf/neckpiece" for a sofa, an entryway piece +

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Verified Reviewer

03/12/2020

"well made rug"

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Beautiful, and well-made. Colors are vibrant and go with many decors.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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

Alberto Ruiz has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2900 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to invest in wool and also be able to offer work to his artisan friends and neighbors.

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

 
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