Woven by hand in shades of copper and black, this hammock holds the promise of sweet relaxation. Mexico's Maya Artists of the Yucatan preserve the weaving techniques inherited from their Maya ancestors to ensure the hammock tradition....more
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Woven by hand in shades of copper and black, this hammock holds the promise of sweet relaxation. Mexico's Maya Artists of the Yucatan preserve the weaving techniques inherited from their Maya ancestors to ensure the hammock tradition.
Color: Copper, black
Material: 100-percent nylon
'S' hooks and extender ropes included
Not weather resistant
Dimensions: 13.1 feet long x 7.2 feet wide
Holds up to 450 pounds
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.
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Can I use a stand with this or is it just recommended for installing between two treesddjakts on Jun 26, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for contacting us ddjakts. A hammock stand may be used with any of our hammocks; you should just make sure that the hammock and the stand are an appropriate size for each other. Please let us know if you have any further questions.overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 2, 2013
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