Francisca Hipólito Variant 1
Belen Bautista, Variant 2
Materials and methods: criollo sheep wool hand dyed with colorfast aniline dyes using an exhaustive method. Handwoven on a Zapotec style loom of the 16th century adapted from European styles. Woven using a 7 threads per inch reed.
Design, patterns and symbols. This rug was designed by Francisca Hipólito and Pedro Mendoza based on the traditional water pattern woven in sets of two passings of the shuttle for each color. For our people, the Benizaa, people from the clouds, Rainbows are so sacred one is forbiden to point with the fingers at them; if you do so it is believed that one would catch a water related illness or one's limbs would bend or get injured. Rainbows are believed to herd the rain and decide where the rain stops; yeéti literally means that what is bent.
Tamaño: 70x100cm Size: 2.2x3.2 ft Tejedor / Weaver: Luis Mendoza Materiales y métodos: lana criollo de borrego teñida a mano con tintes naturales: bèè (grana cochinilla), Yauhtli (pericón) y Jiquilite (añil). Tejido...
Size: 4.2 x 6.5 ft Indigo dyes on native criollo sheep wool. Weaver: Mario Bautista Martinez This pattern is a #fractal symbol that teaches us about the perception state that...
Size: 80x150cm; 2.6x5ft Weaver: Daa Siind (Jacinto Gutierrez) Materials and methods: criollo sheep wool hand dyed with colorfast aniline dyes using an exhaustive method. Handwoven on a Zapotec style loom...