Hanging Mayan Wall Art

Original price was: $130.00.Current price is: $110.00.

This beautiful wall hanging is handwoven and embroidered on the backstrap loom. The inside weft and brocading details are made with recycled plastic bags. The warp is natural raw cotton thread dyed with ash and other natural dyes. These bird designs are traditional Mayan brocade designs that are typically woven into huipiles (Mayan blouses). In this case, the birds are a symbol of the Mayan Nahual of Tzikin, and are considered messengers between humans and the heavens and spiritual world.

MADE BY: Yabal Women’s Cooperative
REGION: Santa Catarina, Guatemala
This product supports the improvement of opportunity and quality of life for Indigenous women in the Western Highlands of Guatemala through Fair Trade and sustainable fashion, while preserving the traditional art of back-strap weaving.

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