Handwoven Black Cotton Zapotec Rebozo Shawl with Turquoise, "Fiesta in Black and Turquoise"
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Colorful and beautiful, this rebozo shawl combines turquoise with black in wonderfully complex patterns. Delfina Ruiz showcases Zapotec textile artistry as she weaves the wrap on a traditional loom. She works in cotton tinted with organic dyes, and finishes the shawl with the luxurious hand-tied macramé fringe typical of Mexican rebozos.
- 0.36 kgs
- 0.8 lbs
- Shawl: 188.5 cm L x 60 cm W
- Shawl: 74" L x 23.5" W
- Fringe: 14 cm L
- Fringe: 5.5" L
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.