Vive Urbano

Size: 60x100cm; 2x3ft 

Materials ans methods: criollo sheep wool dyed with aniline dyes. Handwoven on a Zapotec style loom of the 16th century adapted from European styles. Woven using a 7 threads per inch reed. 

Weaver: Francisco Ruiz

Patterns and symbols: Francisco wove this geometric 3D rug just to try something different in his weaving, given the slow down in rug sales due to lack of tourism he had more time to play around with ideas, he said he took inspiration on some tiles he saw in a friend's house. 

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