This hand-woven cotton hammock recalls the soft sands of the Caribbean. Mexico's Maya Artists of the Yucatan preserve the weaving techniques inherited from their Maya ancestors to carry on the hammock tradition....more
This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
This hand-woven cotton hammock recalls the soft sands of the Caribbean. Mexico's Maya Artists of the Yucatan preserve the weaving techniques inherited from their Maya ancestors to carry on the hammock tradition.
Materials: 100-percent cotton
Not weather resistant
Hanging accessories included
Bed dimensions: 78 inches long x 67 inches wide
Total length: 158 inches
Story Behind the Art: Long before the Spanish arrived in the Yucatan Peninsula, the Maya preferred to sleep and rest in hammocks. They considered the hammock to be like the loving embrace of a mother, due to the comfortable manner in which the body is held and swung within its cradle. Maya Artists of the Yucatan hand-weave stylized versions of the original Maya hammock. For them, the hammock is a work of art. Their hammocks are incredibly comfortable, easy to maintain, and may be stored just about anywhere.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days.
Bed size: 78 inches long x 67 inches wide; Total length: 158 inches
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