Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.
Elephant Box Mexican Folk Art made of Hand Woven Straw. Patzcuaro
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.
|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.
|CARE||Clean with a soft dry cloth. Avoid direct sun light.|