Green and Black Cotton Handwoven Zapotec Shawl, "Avocado Leaves"
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Working on the handloom, Carmen Ruiz weaves an extraordinary Zapotec shawl. Intricate motifs in green on a black warp evoke the shadowed leaves in Michoacan's avocado groves. A voluptuous hand-tied macramé fringe completes this lovely cotton wrap, which takes its colors from natural dyes.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.
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.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
Carmen Ruiz has received a $1500 microcredit loan with 0% interest.
The combination of the black background and the green looks so unique and impressive. I'm looking forward to wear it at the first opportunity.
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