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Ivory Cotton Ruana with Fringes Handloomed in Guatemala, "Alabaster Duchess"

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Sophistication, elegance and grace are the perfect words to describe Luisa Villavicencio's latest creation, inspired by Guatemalan tradition. Working with a handloom, the artisan weaves this cotton ruana in a stylish alabaster hue, adding embroidered stripes at the bottom and fringes for a fancy style that will complement formal and casual outfits.

  • 0.46 kgs
  • 1.0 lbs
  • Garment Measurements
  • 61 cm Length (from high-point shoulder) x 116.8 cm Bust/chest x 61 cm Sleeve (center neck to cuff)
  • 24" Length (from high-point shoulder) x 46" Bust/chest x 24" Sleeve (center neck to cuff)
  • Fringe: 8.5 cm L
  • Fringe: 3.3" L

  • 100% cotton
  • Do not bleach
  • 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
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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"Beautiful handmade bag"

Wonderfully well made bag. Beautiful and unique.

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"Thank you, Luisa!"

This purse is beautifully made and I just love it.

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"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.

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Beth Hutton

From Houston TX USA

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"Changing seasons"

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

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From Alexandria / Virginia / USA

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"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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"beautiful-wearing shirt. very attractive on!"

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

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

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