Alvess Picture
FOLKDAYS Nº 228

Artisan: Bordadoras Unidas Collective

Country: Mexico

Material: 100% cotton

Size: 23cm x 17,5cm (including frame)

Our beautiful Alvess Pictures are made in the Mexican state Hidalgo. These so called Telangos originate from the Otomi embroidery tradition. Otomi art is not only a way for woman to make a living, but also a way of telling their people´s story: Each village has its specific use of colors, textures and forms. Religion and family traditions find a symbolic expression. So every Tenango is a embroided representation of a rich and complex culture. Our beautiful piece of embroidery comes in a small wooden frame. 



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