Tulum: Zamá amanecer

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. 
Weaver: Carlos Mendoza
Design patterns and symbols. 
The colors of this rug are inspired from the ocean blue and turquoise of the Mayan Rivera. The ziz zag symbol represents lightning; the great cosmic serpent that descends from the sky to announce the rains and transform and purify the earth.   

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