Open Weave Rebozo

£35.00

Open Weave Mexican Rebozos in various colours (price include free postage in the UK only-please Price contact me for overseas postage costs)

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This rebozo has a open weave pattern.

It is hand loomed by a small family artisan business in the Mexican region of Michoacán.

Ruth and Sabino, and their family members, run their small business together. They hand-dye the cotton then handloom the rebozos on traditional wooden looms.  The backstrap loom weaving is done by women and the standing loom by men. Women do the fringe knotting.

The weavers use to only weave part time between growing crops and harvesting them, but they are now able to weave almost full time with the added market provided by this business, so they earn a better living and have a better quality of life.

It is made of 100% cotton, and is 180 cm long (plus a 20 cm fringe at each end) by 60 cm wide.

Washing instructions: these rebozos tend to release a lot of colour when washed. Please wash separately (I find adding salt to the wash helps fix the colour) and wash either by hand or on a handwash cycle the washing machine to avoid tangling the fringe.

Price (including postage in the UK only) £35. (contact me for overseas postage costs)

Returns: if, upon receipt of your rebozo, you aren’t satisfied with it, you can return it to me (in unused condition), within 14 days of receipt for a refund (minus the cost of postage). The return postage costs are to be paid for by buyer.

Additional information

Colour

Red, Orange, Yellow, Dark Blue, Turquoise, Purple, violet, Rose, Pale Yellow, Mango, Pale blue, Lime Green, Hot pink, Purple and cream, Strawberry, Green, Navy blue, black and white, blue and white, purple and white, pink and white, Burgundy, Pink, dark purple, purple and teal, dark green, turquoise and white, teal green and white, black and white, apple green, dark blue

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