NOVICA

Handwoven Black Floral Embroidered Cotton Shawl from Mexico

Rosalina Arias hand weaves this beautiful shawl on a backstrap loom from black cotton. Alternating bands of tightly woven fabric with open work she achieves a fabric that drapes beautifully. A band of colorful flowers is embroidered by hand on each end. Rosalina Arias learned to make clothes and weave from her mother. She regularly conducts workshops to teach those same valuable skills to others in her community. Through her work she hopes to showcase the best of heh those same valuable skills to others in her community. Through her work she hopes to showcase the best of her region's local traditions and inspire others. read more