Laadi bishií: tie dye rug

Size: 60x100cm; 2x3ft 

Weaver: Dionisio from San Miguel del Valle

Materials and methods: criollo sheep wool yarn in natural color blends, handwoven on a Zapotec style loom of the 16th century adapted from European styles. Woven using a 7 threads per inch reed. The finished rug was  tie dyed with Xiuhquilitl (indigofera suffruticosa). 

Patterns and symbols: rows of the cycle of life pattern.

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