Set of 4 Otomi placemats + slim Otomi table runner.
Set of 4 Otomi placemats, made from hand embroidered Otomi fabric in multicolour. + slim hand embroidered Otomi table runner
This fabric is very unique and hand-embroidered by the native Otomi people from Hidalgo, Mexico. The Women of the Otomi are famous for their finely 'blind stitch' technique. The fabric often features traditional bird, animal and flower motifs in bright natural dyed cotton tread against a background of rustic, environmentally friendly and non-toxic cotton, called 'Manta' They say the motifs are inspired by the wallpaintings on the rock formations in that region.
Place mats: (35 x 45 cm/ 14 x 17 inch.) Runner: 22 x 184 cm/ 9 x 6ft
Patterns may vary.
Can be washed in machine on delicate program.
Fairtrade product: By buying this item you are helping keep the Otomi tradition alive.