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Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.

Mexican Rebozo Cochineal Burgundy Striped Shawl Backstrap Loomed Ethnic Textile Art

$780.00 USD
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ABOUT THIS BACK STRAP LOOMED INDIGENOUS TEXTILE

This fine Mexican Indigenous Textile piece of art was hand crafted in Michoacán Mexicousing the pre hispanic back strap loom technique. by Purépecha Indigenous people. It is made of cotton and Rayon. 

The fabric displays an elegant striped burgundy-melon tone combination. It is quite versatile and can be used as a garment (rebozo / shawl, scarf) or as a home decor element as table runner.  

Making each textile takes years of knowledge and days 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 7.54 ft x  2.49ft / 203Cm x 76Cm
MADE OF Cotton & Rayon.
REGION Michoacan, Mexico.
ETHNIC GROUP Purepecha.
TECHNIQUE Backstrap Loomed.
COMMENTS Cochineal (organic) Dyed. 
CARE Hand wash separately with mild soap. 

 

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