These hand-embroidered story-cloth textiles are made by the Purépecha women of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacán. Story cloths are a folk art tradition in many countries around the world. In the Twin Cities we are familiar with the Hmong story cloths from the highlands of Laos. These, from Mexico, describe daily activities of rural Michoacán including the Day of the Dead, fishing and farming, cooking, and doing daily activities under the mountain scenes of their state. Here's a little more information about them. These are wonderful framed or made into pillows.
One of a kind. There are 4 embroideries on black fabric but they are all different.
state of origin: Michoacán
dimensions: approx 20" by 15" with some variation due to their handmade nature