Carapan, Mexican Folk Art Gallery.
Mexican Pig Sculpture made of Hand Woven Straw in Patzcuaro Michoacan
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.
|HEIGHT||113.5 In. / 34Cm.|
|LENGHT||21.6 In. /55 Cm.|
|MADE OF||Straw. The Popular name of the plant is Chuspata.
|CARE||Clean with a soft dry cloth. Avoid direct sun light.|