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Zapotec wool rug (2.5x5), "Chestnut Stars"

byMario Chavez: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (21)
Mario Chávez selects a traditional Zapotec motif for this handsome rug. Working... more

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Mario Chávez selects a traditional Zapotec motif for this handsome rug. Working in naturally dyed wool woven on the handloom, he creates starbursts on fields of rich earth colors. He names the design Cálidas castañas in Spanish.

Because each rug is individually woven, measurements could vary +/- 1 inch (3 cm).

  • 1.28 kgs
  • 2.8 lbs
  • 1.5 m L x 0.8 m W
  • 4.9 ft. L x 2.6 ft. W
  • Pile height: 0.5 cm H
  • Pile height: 0.2" H

  • 100% wool
  • Dry clean only
  • All natural dyes
  • Designed for floor use
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

21

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06/01/2020

"Brings the sunshine into my home"

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How beautiful these pillow covers are! They are so well-made, and they are much thicker than I thought they would be. Such brilliant colors and design. Muchas gracias, Mr. Chavez, for bringing a little piece of sunshine into my home.

Purchased Item:

Morning Star, Unique Mexican Geometric Wool Cushion Covers (Pair)

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05/14/2020

"Bedroom in Blues"

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I love the artistic beauty of this rug. The pattern with the colors chosen of deep blue stars in the midnight skies take you away to a different world. The rug is skillfully made with a perfect weave tight and precise. I love it.

Purchased Item:

Midnight Blue, Blue Geometric Zapotec Wool Area Rug (2.5x5)

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Myself
  • Occasion: Mother's Day

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01/20/2020

"Excellent"

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This was a gift. It was well received

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From northbrook illinois

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12/18/2019

"A little bit of sunshine"

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I love the Zapotec designs and vibrant colors and this little rug is a work of art. Its the first thing I look at in the morning and its a great way to start the day.

Tags By eileen

zapotec

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zee

From new york city, NY USA

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12/15/2019

"Go everywhere bag."

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This bag is the perfect size for every day use. Fits all my basic needs without being too big. Wears like iron. I have carried it 3 years through 4 seasons of weather. It still looks great. great quality wool.

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Good daily working bag...

Best Uses

  • Great everyday day
  • For shopping, work, or school

Purchased Item:

Zapotec Traditions, Wool and leather handbag

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From Los Osos, California

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11/14/2019

"A nice focal point for the room."

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This rug is well crafted with tight construction and vibrant colors. It really dresses up the room and we are on a quest to find simple pillows that will tie in to the reddish hue to help fill the room.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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

Mario Chavez has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2000 and the most recent for $1900. Proceeds were used to increase the physical space of his workshop and hire additional weavers from his community, and also to purchase new looms and raw materials.

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.

 
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