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Zapotec wool rug (2.5x5.5), "Star Flowers"

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With petals like stars, wildflowers bloom in gentle pastels, covering the... more

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With petals like stars, wildflowers bloom in gentle pastels, covering the hillsides with summer beauty. Browns, greens, yellow and pale grey mingle with beige and navy blue. Neatly woven by hand in virgin wool, the elegant motifs grace a traditional Mexican rug. Gregorio Ruiz Lopez works on the handloom to create designs his father taught him. Titled "Diamantes zapotecas" in Spanish, this rug features lush fringe.

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

  • 1.37 kgs
  • 3.0 lbs
  • 1.6 m L x 0.7 m W
  • 5.25 ft. L x 2.3 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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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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41

From Rochester/New York/USA

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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.

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Mexico Zapotec wool rug

Best Uses

  • Floor, wall hamginh

Purchased Item:

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

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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.

Purchased Item:

Ancient Ones, Traditional Zapotec Hand Woven Striped Runner Rug

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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.

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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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Verified Reviewer

09/27/2020

"GREAT WALL HANGING"

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I bought this to hang on my brick fireplace . I framed it with a cherry wood frame and between the colors in the rug and the frame, it created a stunning display piece. The weaving is good quality.

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09/13/2020

"This Rug is Beautiful"

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I took it to my house in Mexico.

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03/29/2020

"Incredible Rug!"

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Vibrant colors, very good quality, and looks great on our wall!

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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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