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Hand Woven Cotton Bird Table Runner , "Blue Quetzal"

Woven by hand on a backstrap loom, this elegant table runner depicts the... more

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Woven by hand on a backstrap loom, this elegant table runner depicts the quetzal, Guatemala's emblematic bird. Its splendid plumage was prized by the ancient Maya, and the shy bird can still be glimpsed in the rainforest of Central America. Mayra Leticia Hernandez shares her textile expertise and love of colors with this beautiful weaving.

  • 0.26 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • Table runner: 116.84 cm L x 45.72 cm W
  • Table runner: 46" L x 18" W
  • Fringe: 7.62 cm L
  • Fringe: 3" 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
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central America
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While Mayra faces her own health challenges, her baby boy caught dengue fever which is a mosquito-borne viral disease and is the leading cause of death occurring in tropical and subtropical areas. With all that she and her son face, she continues to push forward with incredible strength.

Mayra is going through a very difficult time in her life since the money her husband earns is not enough to live on and, although her sales in NOVICA are a constant help, they are not enough to cover her expenses.

Mayra Leticia Hernandez has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $150 and the most recent for $400.

Mayra is a proud weaver who uses a backstrap loom, a traditional technique that has been practiced for generations in Central America.

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

Mayra has one son under the age of ten that she loves deeply and cares for.

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12/05/2017

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"WOW! simply Amazing!"

The detail, the appeal, the just this is an Awesome runner!!!!!!!!!! Thank You Novica for bringing this Artist and their creation of Heart to me!!!!!!

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  • Occasion: birthday

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03/20/2018

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"Beautiful handmade table runner from Antigua"

This beautiful handmade blue queztzal table runner is a work of art that we will treasure. We plan to frame it and hang it in our entry way so that we can preserve it and enjoy it every day. The colors are vibrant and the detail in the stitching is exquisite. When our package arrived, we were impressed with how it was gift wrapped with a little Guatemalan doll and a post card signed by the artist in Antigua. Many, many thanks to the artist, Mayra Leticia Hernandez, and to Novica for making this purchase possible.

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"Gorgeous colors"

The colors are even more vibrant than shown. I'm using this on top of a white sidetable in the dining room and it looks awesome! The quality of the weave is exceptional, love it!

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2 Testimonials for Mayra Leticia Hernandez

Andreas

United States

I have a Cotton table runner 'Yellow Quetzal' by Mayra Leticia Hernandez. The overall design, the colors, the detail and craftsmanship are stunning. Knowing who made it is just an added bonus. Thank you! A. Kuhn

Jeanne

The 'white nun orchid' table runner is absolutely gorgeous - richly colored and exotic. The only problem is I can't decide whether to be selfish and keep it or to save it for a wonderful gift. Thank you for your beautiful art. - Jeanne
 
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