Nylon 'Caribbean Mambo' Hammock (Mexico)
Relaxation is just a step away with this beautiful copper and black handmade nylon hammock. Measuring 13.1 x 3.9 feet, this comfortable, durable hammock is hand-woven by Mayan artisans in the Yucatan. The S hooks and extender ropes are included.
ITEM#: 14129954This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
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 3.9 feet wide
- Holds up to 400 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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|Dimensions||13.1 feet long x 3.9 feet wide|
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Used to have a hammock with the wood rods at both ends but this one is so much easier to bring in from out of doors and store. This style is more versatile for home and travel.Read More
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