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Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.

Mexican Pig Sculpture made of Hand Woven Straw in Patzcuaro Michoacan

$350.00 USD

About this Mexican folk art piece

This pork 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 are made of copper and the tail is made of iron

TECHNICAL DATA

HEIGHT 113.5 In.  / 34Cm.
LENGHT 21.6 In.  /55 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.