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Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.

Elephant Box Mexican Folk Art made of Hand Woven Straw. Patzcuaro

$350.00 USD

About this Mexican folk art piece

This hand woven elephant box was crafted by Purepecha indigenous people near the lake of Patzcuaro in Michoacán. It all hand woven using the Chuspata fiber, a type of straw that grows by the lake. Its eyes and knob are metallic. 

TECHNICAL DATA

HEIGHT 11.35 In.  / 34Cm.
LENGHT 21.6 In.  /55 Cm.
WIDTH  9.8 In.  / 25 Cm.
MADE OF Straw. The Popular name of the plant is Chuspata. 
REGION Pátzcuaro, Michoacán. 
ETHNIC GROUP Purépecha. 
TECHNIQUE Hand made
CARE Clean with a soft dry cloth. Avoid direct sun light.