FISH Multi Colored Otomi Pillow Sham Piece with black framing-Ready to ship
This One of a kinda otomi piece is piped and framed in a black muslin. The the backing is also backed with blue Prewashed natural muslin. This listing is for ONE Piece.
This NEW hand-embroidered Otomí pillow sham has an embroidered area that measures around 13.5x17 inches . The entire pillow measures 21.5x25 inches
The sham features the superbly crafted needlework of the Otomi people, Most Otomi have settled in the central region of Mexico, however a small group migrated to Oaxaca. The family that I am working with dedicate their day soley to this fabulous embroidery work. The women of the Otomi nation are famous throughout Mexico for their finely wrought embroidery. This example of their handicraft features traditional bird, animal, and flower motifs in bright colored cotton thread against a background of rustic cotton fabric known as "manta."(muslin)
The Otomi people are the descendants of one of the earliest complex civilizations of Mesoamerica, dating back before the arrival of the Nahuatl speaking Aztecs around 1000 A.D.
These sham have small zippers and are in need of a pillow insert or poly fill cotton. our pieces are lined so that it easy to stuff with any type of filling.