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Cotton ruana, 'Night of Elegance' - Handwoven Cotton Ruana from Guatemala

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Handwoven Cotton Ruana from Guatemala, "Night of Elegance"

Handwoven of cotton with an elegant striped pattern, this ruana by Guatemalan... more

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Handwoven of cotton with an elegant striped pattern, this ruana by Guatemalan artisan Luisa Villavicencio is crafted on the traditional telar de cintura, or backstrap loom. The artisan combines hues of ivory, black, and avocado to create this magnificent accessory, completed at the ends with fringes.

  • 0.25 kgs
  • 0.5 lbs
  • Garment Measurements
  • 88.9 cm Length (from high-point shoulder) x 127 cm Bust/chest x 30.5 cm Sleeve (center neck to cuff)
  • 35" Length (from high-point shoulder) x 50" Bust/chest x 12" Sleeve (center neck to cuff)
  • Fringe: 10.16 cm L
  • Fringe: 4" L

  • 100% cotton
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Lay flat to dry or tumble dry on low heat
  • Hand wash or machine wash separately in cold water
  • 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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60

Anne

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10/29/2022

"Beautiful handmade bag"

Wonderfully well made bag. Beautiful and unique.

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Julie

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12/18/2021

"Thank you, Luisa!"

This purse is beautifully made and I just love it.

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Janice

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12/17/2021

"Boho bag"

This bag is the best! So well made, every seam, the handles, the inside pockets, all are top grade work! Thank you, Luisa, for the attention to detail! I carry this everywhere with pride. This bag is made of substantial fabric and will last for years to come. Please support this artist, you will not be disappointed.

Purchased Item:

Celeste, Undyed Recycled Denim and Cotton Shoulder Bag from Guatemala

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Beth Hutton

From Houston TX USA

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09/25/2021

"Changing seasons"

My husband wears his when it is cool and doesn t need wool.

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Mary

From Alexandria / Virginia / USA

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09/10/2021

"The Natural Combination in Blue is me favorite scarf of all time!"

The colors, drape, and texture of this scarf are beautiful. I wear it all fall, winter, & spring. It is soft and light weight; it keeps you warm; but it also breathes so you stay comfortable. Its the scarf I always reach for because its feels so good. If Luisa ever makes it in any other colors, I will buy them all! For me, its the perfect scarf. Thank you, Luisa, for your incredible artistry!

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Barb

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05/29/2021

"beautiful-wearing shirt. very attractive on!"

Suits my husband to a tee, and he loves wearing it. Good fit.

Purchased Item:

Pacific Ocean, Blue Striped Short-Sleeved Men's Cotton Shirt

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