The Miao Tribe The Miao Tribe resides in Guizhou province, China, and are at a critical juncture between tradition and modernity. 70% of the income of villagers depends on migrant workers. 80% of the elderly stay at home, engaged in indigo batik as a form of camaraderie, but have no market access. Till date, there has hardly been any documentation on the communities we work with. Where there is, documentation has been mostly confined to academic audiences.
30% of profits and protective wear given to community Tribal communities have been severely affected during COVID-19 in both art sales and access to protective wear. 30% of the profits from this mask. Every partner artist will also receive mask featuring their art. The mask comes in a sterile envelope to park mask with the Roots Studio mission, the mask story, and impact statement. Advance Filter ProtectionOur mask includes five carbon PM 2.5 filters that can be inserted into the breathing side of the mask. The filters have five layers of filtration and are capable of blocking the smallest nanoparticles, utilizing the same technology applied to N95s and KN95s (with significantly less resistance in breathing). The material has electrostatic properties that capture particles in between layers.
MaterialThe design is printed on cotton polyester and can be machine washed.
Sizing and fit The Adult size measures 7” by length, and 5.1” by width. There is a flexible elastic that extends over the years.