Weaver: Justino Martinez Mendoza
Fine yarns on cotton warp and agave fiber edge cord dyed with aniline dyes (rust) and natural wool colors.
This rug depicts the earth ceremonies that take place gathered all night long with candles. The Benizaa people of the Istmus of Tehuantepec take pride in hosting the most elaborate velada ceremonies.
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