Agave fiber, all natural dyed, woven on hemp warp on a walking loom on a 7epi reed.
My Auntie Maria Mendoza Contreras and her son Justino Martinez Mendez have been pioneers in reviving the agave fiber weaving techniques in our community; they are true master weavers who have collected a number of awards state and nation wide. This is auntie Maria's latest creation that we entitled Vissions of the Plumed Serpent (Beal Guie'a).
60x100cm; 2x3ft 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...
Size: 40x100cm; 16in x 3.2ft Weaver: Zenaida Lopez from San Miguel del Valle Materials and Methods: Criollo sheep wool hand dyed by Leonor Lazo and Samuel Bautista using xiuhquilitl (indigo)...
Size: 60x100cm, 2x3ftWeaver: Belen Bautista Free 10 day shipping by Mexpost.Materials and methods: Criollo sheep wool dyed with anilines. Wool and agave warp. Handwoven on a Zapotec walking loom of...