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Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.

Purepecha Indigenous Belt Award Winning Textile Art Back Strap Loomed

$450.00 USD
TX2002

ABOUT THIS BACK STRAP LOOMED AWARD WINNING TEXTILE 

This breath taking belt is a traditional indigenous belt back strap loomed in Cajonos, Michoacán. It won a second prize award in a national contest. It is 100% cotton and is beautifully decorated with exquisite geometric patterns and finely weaved traditional icons at the center such as a rooster, a couple and a turkey.


Making a belt like this takes years of knowledge and weeks of dedication. With your shopping you support the work of indigenous families, with whom we work directly on a fair trade basis. 

TECHNICAL DATA

SIZE (folded) 33.4 In x 5.9 In / 85Cm x 15Cm
SIZE (unfolded)
4.75 Ft x 5.9 In / 145 Cm x 15Cm 
MADE OF 100% cotton.
REGION Cuanajo, Michoacán Mexico.
TECHNIQUE Backstrap Loomed.
COMMENTS Award winning Piece!
CARE  Can be hand washed with mild soap but Dry Cleaning is advised. 

 

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