Size: 60x100cm 

Yute fibers, natural dyes. 

Justino Martínez

Size: 60x100cm

Master Weaver: María Mendoza Contreras

Price at check out shows in Mexican pesos.

Materials and methods:  yute fiber hand dyed with beæ (cochineal). Handwoven on a Zapotec style loom of the 16th century adapted from European styles. Woven using a 7 threads per inch reed and a hemp warp. 

Desing, patterns and symbols. Four life cycle symbols create a center diamond that represents the sun. The half diamond is a symbol for venus and the return of Quetzalcoatl, the feather snake. 

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