Handmade Wool Rug with Colorful Stripes

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Kante Decor
Home Decor
$155.00
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Kante means Tree in the Mayan language native to Mexico. In Kante we love the culture that comes from indigenous roots and all the different forms of expression that come as a manifestation of this culture. We are moved to share a little bit of what we consider an age-old culture that is art in itself and that we would not want it to disappear. Traditions are formed in the most intimate of a culture and often that culture is found in remote and inaccessible places. Kante is formed from the idea of making accessible what was previously considered inaccessible. We are excited about the idea of being able to bring a piece of that remote and ancestral culture to you or your home. Kante is very interested in the preservation of this culture through a dignified trade and a close relationship with our producers. Finally, in Kante we also believe that the ancestral does not necessarily have to look old or outdated. We are moved by the idea of incorporating tradition into contemporary design and into daily life.
Product Description
🔖This wool rug is 100% handmade on waist loom. It's iconic geometric design works as an accent piece on any room setting.
đŸŒ” This rug is from Teotitlan Del Valle community of Oaxaca Mexico. The elaboration of a wool carpet like this is a slow process that can take up to 2 week to finish!
đŸ”¶This ancient patterns can be used in bohemian, southwestern, mid-century and modern settings.
You can use it as a stand-alone piece below your bed, nightstand or sofa; for your home or office foyer or entrance, or it can be used as a setting area for a small table or plant.
✔ Woven is very thick and durable, it’s made to last for years!
📏MEASUREMENTS:
3 ft length x 2 ft width: Fabric is 100% heavy weight wool on front and raw linen on back.

🌿CARING GUIDANCE:
Spot clean with damp cloth or dry clean

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🌿 A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THE WAIST LOOM :

The waist loom is a very old technique used by Mesoamerican cultures. At present, artisans continue to use this technique to make some of the pieces they use for their clothing as well as items and accessories for the home. This technique used in some communities of Oaxaca and Chiapas, consists of intertwining threads of any type of fiber in a wooden loom, tying them to a pole or tree on one side and to the waist of the craftsman on the other; and interconnecting perpendicularly other threads with chopsticks to give the finish to the weft of the fabric.

The elaboration of a wool rug like this is a slow process that can take up to 2 weeks to finish!
Unfortunately, these ancestral techniques have been replicated with machines, removing the human element, in such a way that their production is greater in a shorter time. Naturally, this has repercussions for the original producers, creators of these crafts, because it is impossible to compete with the prices generated by cheap production.

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