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Spanish Olive Oil Mat


Bring a touch of old-world España to your space with our Spanish Olive Oil Mat. Originally made for use in a traditional olive oil mill, this mat, or capacho, was handwoven from dried esparto grass, a perennial plant native to the Mediterranean. Following customary methods, artisans would mash fresh-picked olives into a thick paste, which was then spread across one of these large circular mats. Several mats would then be stacked and pressed, filtering out the fruits’ pulp and producing pure, flavorful olive oil. While this painstaking process may have been abandoned for more efficient practices, we love our Spanish Olive Oil Mats for a textural wall hanging in a rustic kitchen or for a sturdy floor mat in the mudroom.

•32" diameter x 1.5"H
•dried esparto grass

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