Zapotec wool rug, 'Color of Life' (5x8) - Zapotec wool rug (5x8) Curate

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Color of Life Zapotec wool rug (5x8)

Oaxaca's golden sun caresses joyous colors that celebrate a fiesta. Wide borders... more

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Oaxaca's golden sun caresses joyous colors that celebrate a fiesta. Wide borders in dark purple evoke the night sky. Eliciting intricate motifs from virgin wool, Alberto Ruiz and his wife craft this beautiful Zapotec rug on the handloom. They name the design "Mi tierra sagrada" in Spanish.

Because each rug is individually woven, measurements could vary +/- 4 inches (10 cm).

  • 4.38 kgs
  • 9.7 lbs
  • Rug: 2.5 m L x 1.5 m W
  • Rug: 8.25 ft. L x 4.9 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
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexico

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"An integral piece to Mexican art in my apartment"

I love this rug! I have runners and other colorful Mexican textiles under lamps, on furniture, and under my television, and this Zapotec rug by Alberto Ruiz and his wife provides the integration of all the many pieces...It is spectacular! Thank you to Alberto and your su esposa... Norm Meshriy

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Alberto Ruiz

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Traditional handwoven Zapotec rugs and accessories

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This rug is beautifully crafted and designed. We're delighted!


My rug arrived today and I am just thrilled. It's gorgeous and even nicer than the online photo.