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Cotton table runner, 'Guatemala is Home' - Blue Cotton Runner Table Linen

Product ID: 185057

Blue Cotton Runner Table Linen, "Guatemala is Home"

byYama Aj Chixot Artisan Group: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (40)
"To us, blue represents the welcoming warmth of home," says a representative of... more

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"To us, blue represents the welcoming warmth of home," says a representative of Yama Aj Chixot Artisan Group in reference to the deep blue hues of this table runner. She explains that many of them feel an extraordinary sense of companionship when blue is present in their designs. "We tend to use blue a lot." They work in teams on the pedal loom, weaving the table runner with cotton featuring the legendary wreath that appears in the huipiles worn by women in Guatemala.

  • 0.25 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 177.8 cm L x 35.56 cm W
  • 70" L x 14" W
  • Fringe: 5 cm L
  • Fringe: 2" L

  • 100% cotton
  • Do not bleach
  • Use mild detergent only
  • Hand wash in cold water
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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Alavina

From San Francisco, CA

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06/02/2021

"This will be a cherished heirloom for many years!"

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What a beautiful product. I cannot say enough about the craftsmanship and quality of this product. It is truly a work of art...looking forward to purchasing more from this artisan group. Thank you!!!

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  • Mantelpiece, dresser

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Guatemala is Home, Blue Cotton Runner Table Linen

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Tom

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12/18/2020

"Beautiful Design & Colors"

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I just placed this runner on my brand new cherry wood dining table, and its beautiful. I love the pattern and all the rich colors, especially the blues and golds. Very high quality and well-made. I love the story of the artists from Guatemala. Thank you for sharing your beautiful art!

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Guatemala is Home, Blue Cotton Runner Table Linen

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Deborah

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07/21/2021

"This will be highly treasured."

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The colors and intricate designs are beautiful. It is a joy to see the result of the skills and talents that went into the designs and executions of the patterns. Thank you so much.

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Hernan

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06/05/2021

"Beautiful Scarf"

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My wife loved her scarf as part of a Mother s Day gift…

Purchased Item:

Maroon Comalapa Breeze, Handwoven Striped Cotton Shawl

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Wife
  • Occasion: Mother's Day

Floyd

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05/23/2021

"Good Quality."

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Just what my wife wanted.

Purchased Item:

Midnight Blue Zigzag, Multi Pocket Hand Woven Padded Cotton Wristlet Purse

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Floyd

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05/23/2021

"Love it!"

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Just what my wife wanted.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

The association prides itself on protecting and preserving the very long-standing tradition of weaving using a floor loom. The women have all learned this technique from their mothers or grandmothers, and plan to teach their daughters as well.

Unfortunately many women in this area have been affected by miscarriages and the loss of newborns. This can cause a woman to go into a deep depression. Together they overcome these tragic events and provide constant support for one another.

Thanks to the work of these women, their children have the opportunity to study and have a better future. As an association, part of their income is donated to school infrastructure.

The association has been able to grow and increase their sales, which is then passed along to the women and their families.

The Yama Aj Chixot artisan group enables women to make a fair wage that helps them support their children.

Yama Aj Chixot Artisan Group has received a $200 microcredit loan with 0% interest.

This association generates employment for more than 125 women.

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