Hand Woven Maya Hammock in Chocolate and Coffee Brown, "Coffee and Chocolate"
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Delicious shades of brown tempt the senses and are destined to be enjoyed in a comfortable hammock during lazy summer days. Skilled Maya Artists of the Yucatan hand-weave this nylon hammock in rich coffee and chocolate brown.
Long before the Spanish arrived upon the coasts of the Yucatan Peninsula, the Maya preferred to sleep and rest in hammocks. They considered the hammock to be like the loving embrace of a mother, due to the comfortable manner in which the body is held and swung within its cradle. Maya Artists of the Yucatan seek to preserve time-honored customs while also offering stylized versions of the original Maya hammock. For them, the hammock is a work of art. Their hammocks are incredibly comfortable, easy to maintain, and may be stored just about anywhere.
- 1.26 kgs
- 2.8 lbs
- Bed size: 203 cm L x 120 cm W
- Bed size: 80" L x 47" W
- Total length: 392 cm L
- Total length: 154" L
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
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