Desert Oasis Wool Rug
Our striking Desert Oasis Wool Rug features traditional symbols and a light fringe finish! The gorgeous wool carpet textile comes from the Maya village of Momostenango, Guatemala. Made by our skilled artisans in small home workshop using the traditional wool-loom method. Supplies fair wages to workers. *Actual Rug Pictured
Every Hiptipico product is handmade by Maya artisans which produces one-of-a-kind variations. This makes them uniquely charming and distinct from factory-made accessories.
Give Back: Your purchase provides a dignified job opportunity to indigenous artisans in rural Guatemala, aiding in their quest to escape poverty.
Approx. 2.5 x 1.5 ft
Origin: Momostenango, Totonicapán
Ethnicity: Maya K'iche'
Don Vicente and his family have a quaint home workshop and local storefront in Panajachel. He comes from a family of rural sheep farmers and at a young age, he moved to Pana to start working with artisan goods. Over the years, he and his wife Ofelia have acquired impeccably curated collection of Mayan textiles that they use to elaborate unique designs with unbeatable craftsmanship. They’re passionate about incorporating the authentic Mayan culture into their work and passing these artisan techniques down to their children.