Otomi Fabrics at the Table

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Otomi fabric is handmade by Otomi Indians of Hidalgo, Mexico. The Otomi patterns (which are hand-embroidered in the traditional fabrics and printed in the manufactured facsimiles) are said to come from the ancient cliff drawings of the region. We love the bright colors and bold geometries of Otomi fabrics and would welcome such a lively print to the tabletop in our otherwise plain-Jane dining room:

In these examples, we find Otomi fabrics or Otomi-inspired fabrics on tables or in the kitchen. It’s amazing how such and old and traditional fabric looks so fresh and modern in these contexts.

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