Risaa Gueæl: galactic movement

Size: 60x100cm; 2x3ft 

Weaver: Nicolasa's sister

Materials and methods: Criollo sheep wool dyed with anilines. Wool and agave warp. Handwoven on a Zapotec walking loom of the 16th century style using a 7 threads per inch harness.

Patterns and symbols: the fifth pointed cross of the sacred directions with the growth pattern pointing inwards showing us that true growth starts withing. The central pattern is surrounded by small symbols such as: butterfly of wisdom, seeds, snakes and diamons that represent constellations of the night sky swirling around the center of the galaxy.

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