tapestry / rug by ELISSA MEDINA, Mexico
MATERIAL; felt Hexagons, stitched, handmade
SIZE: H: 190 x W: 160 cm // H: 74.8 x W: 62.99 in
Can be custom-made in different sizes and color schemes
This piece refers to the Huichol (or Wixáritari), an indigenous people in Mexico, living in the Sierra Madre Occidental covering the states of Jalisco, Nayarit, Zacatecas and Durango. They are famous for their glass-bead artworks and also for their use of the Peyote cactus for medicinal and schamanistic rituals. A spiritual, psychedelic wall or floor-piece, in the shape of an animal skin. Felt charmingly replaces fur.