Added to Cart
1
Keep Shopping
Go to Cart
Our GlobeIn Premium Wrap
Hand wrapped with love, each gift comes with its own regional pattern, giving your gifts an international flair.
Premium gift wrap – $5
I got it

✓ Item added to cart
View Cart

Cotton Table Runner - Charcoal Flame
Charcoal Flame
Cotton Table Runner - Charcoal Flame
Cotton Table Runner - Charcoal Flame
Cotton Table Runner - Charcoal Flame
Charcoal Flame
Cotton Table Runner - Charcoal Flame
Cotton Table Runner - Charcoal Flame

Cotton Table Runner - Charcoal Flame

$80.00Guest price
$64.00Member price
Overview
Sustainably
Sourced
Handmade
Satisfaction
Guarantee
Description

Red-orange geometric shapes playfully align on a background of charcoal grey. Decor motifs on ancient Zapotec temples inspire this beautiful cotton table runner by Olga Jimenez. Woven by hand on a backstrap loom, the fascinating textile culminates in macramé fringe and tassels.

  • 100% cotton
  • 0.88 lbs
  • 79 inches L x 15.3 inches W
  • Fringe: 3.5 inches L

THE STORY BEHIND THE PRODUCT

Artisan Organization: Olga Jimenez

Country: Mexico

"I was born in Teotitlan del Valle, a weaving town in Oaxaca. It is the land of sheep's wool and colorful handloomed textiles.

"You might say I have weaving in my blood. When I was 12, my parents began teaching me to weave. And so I learned the history and the essence of this beautiful tradition.

I work together with my husband, Mario Chavez, who is also a weaver. In the case of women, we learn at a very young age. It's a tradition that goes back to the 1500s.

"We had the natural pigments and knowledge of them. The Spaniards introduced the treadle loom. And it became a custom that women weave.

"What do I like best about my work? Why do I continue weaving day by day? I want to preserve this tradition that has made me the woman I am today.

"I want to teach my children this beautiful legacy, and this is my inspiration. I want them to observe the details of our craft, and discover the peace and satisfaction it brings.

"It's wonderful to be able to show my work to the world. For me, this art is part of my identity, and I want to encourage my community. Thank you for helping me preserve our Zapotec culture and its magic. I hope to continue this work.""

Top Rated

Cozy Box

Member:$52.80 Guest: $66

Prep II Box

Member:$49.60 Guest: $62

Chindi Handle Baskets - Set of 3

Member:$50.40 Guest: $63

Bounty Box

Member:$52.80 Guest: $66