Otomi Christmas stocking, hand embroidered on stocking
Hand embroidered on Christmas stockings.
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.