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Object #2006-55/1
Object nameRug
Culture of OriginZapotec, Teotitlan del Valle, Oaxaca State
Maker or ArtistRufina Sosa Gutierrez
MaterialsYarn, Wool, Dye, Blue, Green, Orange, Red, Tan, Yellow, Brown, Maroon
TechniquesTapestry weave, Plain Weave, Fringed, Dyed
Exhibit LabelThe rows of diamonds represent mountains, the central geometric features represent the Zapotec language, and the small diamonds are ojos de lluvia (eyes of rain).
DimensionsL: 60 x 70 in, W: 32 in
SourceBurke Museum Ethnology Division
CreditPurchased from Rufina Sosa Gutierrez

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