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Blue Greca Wool Rug

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Destination: Oaxaca, Mexico

The colors of a Zapotec rug are often inspired by the elements, and deep blues like the ones here represent water. Then there’s the greca motif, one of the most important designs in Zapotec art. The four “steps” on the sides of the greca symbolize the four stages of life—birth, childhood, youth, and maturity—while the inner spiral suggests continuity. Made from wool gathered in the mountains of Oaxaca, this rug was hand-loomed at the workshop of Alexandro Mendoza in the famous weaving village of Teotitlán del Valle.


Teotitlán del Valle is a small weaving village some 20 miles outside of Oaxaca City, famous for their woolen rugs and mats known as tapetes de lana. The time-honored process begins up in the mountains,... Read More

Details and Dimensions

4.9 x 2.7 ft

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