This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
The magic of Champey Lagoon inspires this elegant cotton runner. 'Jaspe' tie-and-dye techniques create abstract motifs on a table runner woven on a backstrap loom by women of Komon Utzil.
Colors: Black, blue, white
Materials: 100-percent cotton
Care instructions: Machine wash on gentle cycle
Dimensions: 61 inches long x 14.5 inches wide
Story Behind the Art: Meaning 'For the Wellbeing of All' in Maya, Komon Utzil was found in 1989 by a Guatemalan anthropologist. She was touched by the generosity the local women showed her, but distressed by their lack of opportunities to earn an income. Making a living through weaving would allow the women to stay in their communities and homes, thus maintaining their traditional lifestyle, only better. Komon Utzil has worked in more than a dozen communities.
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.
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