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

Pale grey stripes and beige patterns accentuate four khaki placemats, handwoven... more

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Pale grey stripes and beige patterns accentuate four khaki 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 taupe 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
  • Machine wash separately in cold water
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Dry on low heat cycle
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Kathy

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08/21/2022

"Really nice tote!"

I have been carrying this tote since it arrived in the mail several days ago, and love it. It is lightweight and a perfect size. The fabric and the needlework are both beautiful - I particularly like the birds! Very nice work all around!

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Lisa

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07/05/2022

"Absolutely fabulous!"

I was so happy to receive this beautiful backpack! The craftsmanship is fantastic and the colors are so vibrant. I absolutely love it! It is a good size and has plenty of room to hold all my belongings. The pocket in front is spacious enough and the interior pocket is great for your smaller items. Definitely recommend to anyone wanting a great looking backpack. Mirian Otzin, you are truly a talented artisan!

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Multicolored Night, Handwoven Multicolored Cotton Backpack from Guatemala

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Ulises

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06/21/2022

"High Quality Guatemalan Textiles"

Beautiful woven placemats, very simple, but elegant design. Ideal to combine on the table with other Central American or Mexican decorative items. Recommend highly!

Best Uses

  • Decorative Tableware

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Lisa

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06/11/2022

"My prize backpack"

I love my colorful new pack. The workmanship is very good with attention to detail. I will wear it proudly. Thank you so much Mirian!

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Multicolored Night, Handwoven Multicolored Cotton Backpack from Guatemala

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Karen

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05/04/2022

"Useful & beautiful"

Lovely design and workmanship. Just what I needed, and more. Truly a gem.

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Mountain Frieze, Handmade Cotton Makeup Case

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Tina

Verified Reviewer

04/29/2022

"Beautiful tote & case"

This is a beautiful tote - I have not used it yet - but everything about this tote is simply beautiful -- beautiful detail on simple style, plus the case which is great for lil things (I love that versatility) -- this would be a beautiful gift (for yourself or someone you treasure) would be great for carrying crafts, reading material on a hike/road trip or beach, or pretty much anything -

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beautiful tote!

Best Uses

  • craft, grab & go bag, reading material (for trails or beach) - or ANYTHING

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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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