Naturally dyed handwoven throw

Naturally dyed handwoven throw


Handwoven throw made by artisan weaver Arturo of Oaxaca, Mexico using 100% natural cotton and cochineal dye.

A generous size and a timeless geometric design make this a lovely, light throw you will use for years.

Cochineal is a a parasitic scale insect that grows on the nopal cactus. When dried and crushed it leaves a brilliant red color that Oaxaca exported to Europe as early as the 15th century.

Woven on a standing pedal loom. Also available with natural indigo dye.

Size: 58” x 80”

Care: Wash in cold water on delicate cycle and dry on low.

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