Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.
Mazahua Embroidery w Deer in Blue & White Mexican Indigenous Textile
ABOUT THIS MEXICAN INDIGENOUS TEXTILE
This embroidered textile is a small textile Jewel. It was crafted by Mazahua indigenous people and depicts a tree of life with 6 deer. The whole contour is exquisitely embroidered with a vegeta motif pattern in blue & black Mazahua indigenous people live in the state of Mexico and Michoacán. Mazahua means in Náhuatl "people of the deer", which is considered to be a sacred animal.
Creating a textile like this takes years of knowledge and many days of dedication. With your shopping you support the work of indigenous families, with whom we work directly on a fair trade basis.
|SIZE||6.7 x 8.6 In/ 17x22cm|
|MADE OF||100% Cotton|
|REGION||State of Mexico|
|COMMENTS||Hand wash with cold water|