Criollo sheep wool dyed with synthetic dyes.
Mario Martinez Mendez wove these two rugs to support his family; he ussually weaves for other families that export rugs but they have stopped hiring them for work. Mario has a repair bike shop as a side business but even that gig is slow these days. His wife buys our corn to make tortillas to sell in the local market, we get freshly hand made soft tortillas in return every morning. We are happy to help put their work out there in the internet. Support native families, support native local businesses by buying directly from our community.
Size: 4.2 x 6.5 ft Indigo dyes on native criollo sheep wool. Weaver: Mario Bautista Martinez This pattern is a #fractal symbol that teaches us about the perception state that...
Size: 80x150cm 2.6x5ft Weaver: Jacinto Gutierrez Materials and methods: criollo sheep wool dyed with aniline dyes. Hand woven on a walking Zapotec style loom of the 16th century, woven using...
Size: 66x103cm; 26x40.5in A collectors tapestry piece woven by my cousin Justino Martinez Mendoza using hemp warp, wool weft mixed with henequen all dyed with natural dyes. Justino is an...