Zapotec wool rug (2.5x5), "Beige Star"
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Subtle in tan on ivory, a dazzling diamond lances beams of starlight. Delfina Ruiz weaves traditional Zapotec motifs, inspired by the beauty of Oaxaca. Bands of grey and tan border the handloomed accent rug.
Titled Rombo in Spanish.
Because each rug is individually woven, measurements could vary +/- 4 inches (10 cm).
- 1.16 kgs
- 2.6 lbs
- Rug: 1.6 m L x 0.75 m W
- Rug: 5.25 ft. L x 2.5 ft. W
- Pile height: 0.5 cm H
- Pile height: 0.2" H
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
Delfina Ruiz has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $3000. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of wool yarn for her rugs.
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.