Laanií: fiesta

Size: 130x200cm; 4.2x6.5ft 

Materials ans 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. 
Master Weaver: Santiago Mendez Martínez
Design, patterns and symbols. 
My uncle decided to take some time with his weaving and experiment with a combination of shapes and colors that resulted in this color fest, all gatherins and celebrations were cancelled in our village so we decided to take the party in our looms.  



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