Handmade Patchwork Quilt (Guatemala)

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ITEM#: 10480681

This Guatemalan handmade patchwork quilt is crafted from a fine cotton polyester. This handmade quilt's eye-catching patchwork pattern was designed by residents of the village Chucam in Guatemala. It's heavy but soft, providing both warmth and comfort, and it's large enough to cover any bed. It's available in two colors -- a red earth tone and gold.Product Features:
  • Bring a touch of Guatemala into your home with a magnificent patchwork quilt
  • Quilt is sure to liven up any tired bedroom decor
  • Bedding is available in red earth tone and yellow/gold color options
  • Quilt is made of 90-percent cotton/10-percent synthetic
  • Dry clean or hand wash
  • Queen quilt measures approximately 92 inches wide x 92 inches long
  • King quilt measures approximately 104 inches x 94 inches
Story Behind the Art:

Chucam is a small farming village located in the Department (County) of El Quiche, Guatemala. The community is located about 3 miles away from the town of Chichicastenango, but the road to town is not paved and access to the village becomes difficult during the rainy season. The families of the community are very poor, but the women know the ancestral art of weaving and use it as a supplemental income to provide a better life for their children. In 2001, eight Chucam families banded together to form a weaving cooperative to make beautiful patchwork quilts and other embroidered textiles. More importantly, the men don't have to leave for months at a time looking for work in the sugar cane fields and many more of the village's children are able to stay in school.

What is Worldstock?

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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Material Cotton, Polyester
Pattern Embroidered, Patchwork
Color Black, Red, Yellow
Country of Origin Guatemala
Fabric Care Dry Clean
Gender Unisex
Quilt Type Printed Pattern
Set Includes 1 Piece
Size King, Queen
Worldstock Worldstock
Dimensions See above
Warranty Overstock Guidelines
Model Number n/a
Country of Origin Guatemala

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  • Most Recent

  • Incredible Item
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    I purchased two of these quilts. They are well made and absolutely stunning.

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    Patrita C. Aug 25, 2017
  • Nice coverlet
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    I really like the patchwork of beautiful handmade Guatemalan material. What I don't care for is that after the piecework was done, the entire coverlet was dyed an overall color. I would have preferred that dyeing hadn't happened. The other drawback to this coverlet is that it is not quilted and therefore it's rather loose and hard to handle. It really should have been either quilted or tied to give it a better structure.

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    Christa M. Jul 29, 2017
  • Beautifully Different
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    This quilt is breathtaking and different. It totally changed the look of my bedroom. If you want a change from the regular American look, get this Beautifully different quilt.

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    OstkUser40423 Jun 16, 2017
  • I love it!
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    The quilt is very well made and very beautiful. The only disappointment was it is more burgundy than red but I made it work. Very satisfied.

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    OstkUser994244 Mar 29, 2017
  • Handmade Patchwork Quilt (Guatemala)
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    I ordered a king for my queen size bed. The king size just fit my queen bed. Very nice quilt.

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    OstkUser299775 Jan 29, 2017
  • Most Helpful

  • Guatemalen quilt
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    This is a beautiful item, clearly handmade from unique Guatemalan textiles. We were happily surprised at the functionality of the quilt, though--it is very heavy and soft, quite warm at night. The price was extremely reasonable for a bedspread of this quality. We also got very good service from Overstock--they sent the wrong color first, but we got through to someone on the Chat line and they replaced it with the right one in a matter of days and sent us a free shipping label to return the wrong one. All in all, a very satisfactory shopping experience!

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    jhandjh Nov 21, 2007
  • Love it, but...
    Verified Purchase

    This quilt is so beautiful and adds a lot of character and energy to the room. We love it, but it is very heavy so my husband does not like it as much as I do, though we both appreciate its beauty. The colors do fade over time after several washings, and we get a lot of sunlight in our room as we are in sunny Utah, and those have caused the color to fade over the past 3 years, but it is still gorgeous. A lot of fun to own!

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    mamahinton Aug 8, 2011
  • Simply gorgeous!
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    This quilt exceeded my expectations. There is a perfectly balanced array of colors and patterns that create a stunning piece. The quality is excellent. I would highly recommend this to anyone searching for the colors that these quilts are offered in. Interior designers take note!

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    robinsomes May 25, 2011
  • beautiful, not very warm

    This is not so much a quilt as it is a heavy, lined bedspread. Considering its substantial weight, it provides surprisingly little warmth, probably because it has no loft or batting, and the lining is dense enough to prevent much air entrapment. That said, it is a beautiful piece of workmanship, very well crafted using gorgeous fabrics. I would recommend it more for warm-weather use, as I am about to fold mine up and replace it with a comforter until spring.

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    rkaralius Jan 12, 2012
  • I would recommend to anyone and purchase again.
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    I bought this for my daughter. The colors are vibrant and the quality good. The fabic is soft. Had a slight smell on opeining that dissapated quickly. She absolutely loved it. I would be purchase again.

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    ozzie53 Jan 4, 2012

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      Color and pattern

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    "Does this quilt come in Cal King? (Both colors)"

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      Hi gclugston, currently this quilt is not available in Cal King. Thank you for shopping with us!

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