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Unique Zapotec Wool Red Area Rug (4x6.5), "Guelaguetza Colors"

The festive spirit that abounds in Oaxaca during the feasts of the Guelaguetza... more

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The festive spirit that abounds in Oaxaca during the feasts of the Guelaguetza inspire this wonderful rug by Irene Ruiz. Meaning "offering" in Zapotec, the Guelaguetza is celebrated in July to honor Our Lady of El Carmen. Irene Ruiz dyes the wool with natural dyes such as cochineal and pomegranate before weaving the rug on a traditional loom.

  • 2.94 kgs
  • 6.5 lbs
  • Rug: 1.95 m L x 1.25 m W
  • Rug: 6.5 ft. L x 4.1 ft. W
  • Pile height: 0.5 cm H
  • Pile height: 0.2" H

  • 100% wool
  • Dry clean or hand wash
  • Wash in cold water
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexico
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Irene Ruiz has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $2000.

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.

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11 Testimonials for Irene Ruiz

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Karen

The rug came today and it is more beautiful than the photo! Very nice, Thank you!

Donna

Although I hadn't ordered here before, I loved the concept of Novica and particularly the work of this artist. Thank you, Irene! The rug was all I had hoped for and more. It has received MANY compliments

Teri

Wonderful craftmanship!
 
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