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Rugs & Tapestries from Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca

Presented by Pacific Textile Arts at Pacific Textile Arts, Fort Bragg CA

Jul 01 2022
Aug 25 2022
Rugs & Tapestries from Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca

A 2 month exhibit and sale of rugs & tapestries from the Sosa family, Zapotec Weavers.pac

The Sosa family is a Zapotec weaver family from Teotitlan Del Valle Oaxaca dedícated to the elaboration of handmade rugs and tapestries made with sheep wool on a pedal loom, using ancestral prehispanic techniques and natural dyes.   From a very early age around 8 years old the members of the family learn to wash, carding, spin yarn and dye the wool and then to weave. To dye the wool they use natural pigments from plants , insects and minerals , such as cactus insects cochineal, indigo,

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Free to the public

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Additional time info:

First Friday August 5, 2022
Meet the artist
Refreshments on the patio
Masks required indoors

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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