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Cotton Table Linen Set (4) in Graphite from Guatemala, "Striped Paths in Graphite"

Pale grey stripes and indigo patterns accentuate four graphite-colored... more

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Pale grey stripes and indigo patterns accentuate four graphite-colored placemats, handwoven of cotton on the foot pedal loom. Guatemalan artisan Mirian Otzin designs this set of table linens, working with techniques that were traditionally reserved for men. Four graphite napkins with tassels complete the set.

  • 0.36 kgs
  • 0.8 lbs
  • Placemat(s): 50.8 cm L x 36.83 cm W
  • Placemat(s): 20" L x 14.5" W
  • Napkin(s): 30.48 cm L x 30.48 cm W
  • Napkin(s): 12" L x 12" W
  • Tassel(s): 5 cm L
  • Tassel(s): 2" L

  • 100% cotton
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Dry on low heat cycle
  • Machine wash separately in cold water
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Guatemalaicon info
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Angela

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08/06/2023

"great bag"

This is such a pretty little bag and very well made. I love the pattern and the bright blue tassel is such a happy color- it really makes me smile.

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Peggy

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08/04/2023

"Beautiful!"

This runner and matching placemats with napkins are simply stunning. The add a note of simple elegance to my dining table.

Best Uses

  • Dining table

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Guest

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04/15/2023

"Brightens my family room"

I love the vibrant colors and the quality is amazing. Has become the centerpiece of my family room.

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Cass

From Rochester Hills, Michigan

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02/01/2023

"Adorable"

Perfect size. Have gotten many compliments on the cute purse.

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Sandra

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12/11/2022

"Even more beautiful in person!"

This item is beautifully crafted with lovely colors. Even more beautiful in person than in the photos. Exactly what I wanted! Love it.

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Cecelia

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11/27/2022

"Perfect match"

I love matching things and this was a perfect match to the larger purse I had purchased previously.

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Empowering Women

Empowering Women

Mirian embodies our Women’s Empowerment badge for the strength she has shown in the face of atrocity. "I suffered a terrible incident of sexual abuse, but I survived and have moved past it," she confides. Mirian continues to inspire us with her resilience. "When I was still a young girl, I learned the art of hand-weaving from my mother. I'm proud of preserving this ancient tradition and I'm passing it on to my children."

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

"I love this art because it represents my past and my present. Through our weavings, we communicate our cultural values. Preserving this beautiful artistic tradition has become a challenge since young women don't seem to be interested in weaving, so we need to promote it or else it will die out." Mirian first learned how to weave from her mother, and wishes to inspire others and pass this tradition down to new generations."

Confronting Adversity

Confronting Adversity

Mirian is a strong and amazing women who has managed to overcome a horrible incident of sexual abuse. Her hard work and determination have made her the inspirational woman she is today.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Mirian has worked hard to create new designs which has led to the increase in her sales. Her perseverance and passion have helped her continuously expand and grow her weaving workshop.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Mirian Otzin has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $200.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Both of her children are still in school and Mirian plans to continue to financially support their education.

Elder Master

Elder Master

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

Mirian has two children that she supports, Julio and Ferando.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Mirian gives work to both women and men in her workshop.

 
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