This basket with an ixtle headband has been handcrafted by Zapotec artisans from Oaxaca's highlands.
A mecapal, from Nahuatl mecapalli is a type of headband used to help carry things on one's back, positioning the band on the forehead and the ropes holding the burden.
- Local and natural materials
- Strong and durable bejuco fibre
Provenance: San Bartolome Yatoni, Oaxaca
Dimensions: 23 x 21 x 23 cms
*Exact dimensions vary as this is a handcrafted piece.