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Cotton sling, 'Nahua Colors' - Striped Cotton Sling in Poppy from Guatemala

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Striped Cotton Sling in Poppy from Guatemala, "Nahua Colors"

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Working with local artisans, the Aj Quen association of Guatemala presents this... more

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Working with local artisans, the Aj Quen association of Guatemala presents this stunning sling. The artisans draw inspiration from the beauty of Nahuala, hand-weaving the sling of cotton to feature poppy and multicolored stripes that are diligently incorporated. Worn over the shoulder on an adjustable strap, the sling features a drawstring closure, which opens to a cotton lining complete with an inner zipper pocket for storing small items.

The Aj Quen Association is one of the oldest weaving associations in Guatemala. It was founded as a non-profit development entity in 1989 through the efforts of six different artisan groups from various regions of the country. These groups came together to help preserve their cultural identity and to better market their art.

  • 0.26 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • Bag: 36 cm H x 29.5 cm W x 11 cm D
  • Bag: 14.25" H x 11.5" W x 4.3" D
  • Strap(s): 39 cm min L - x 142 cm max L x 5 cm W
  • Strap(s): 15.25" min L - x 56" max L x 2" W
  • Drop length: 11 cm min L - x 66 cm max L
  • Drop length: 4.3" min L - x 26" max L

  • 100% cotton; cotton lining
  • Adjustable strap(s)
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Dry on low heat cycle
  • Machine wash separately in cold water
  • Features a drawstring closure
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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15

Floyd

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05/23/2021

"Strong and Aesthetic!"

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Just what my wife wanted.

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Linda

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10/09/2020

"Roomy and light"

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This lively tote has plenty of room for everything with being heavy or bulky. The pattern is lively and unique.

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Nice Colors

Best Uses

  • Every day shopping

Purchased Item:

Nahuala Passage, Striped Cotton Sling in Goldenrod from Guatemala

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Heather

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06/22/2020

"Perfect Daily Purse"

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I love this tote! It s a little bigger than I need, but it s so adorable I use it as my daily purse. It is well-made and I adore the ribbon round it.

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Quality Adorable

Best Uses

  • Every day purse

Purchased Item:

Maya Jade, Fair Trade Cotton Shoulder Bag Hand Loomed in Guatemala

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june

From Canada

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05/18/2020

"unique"

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beautifully made, wonderful colours!

Best Uses

  • every day use, casual or dressed up

Purchased Item:

Tradition, Cotton shawl

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Alisa

From Virginia

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04/04/2019

"Beautiful and so useful!"

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This is beautiful and so practical at the same time...love love love!

Purchased Item:

Maya Jade, Fair Trade Cotton Shoulder Bag Hand Loomed in Guatemala

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David

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05/22/2018

"Emerald Checks"

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Excellent work and beautiful piece. Thank you.....

Purchased Item:

Emerald Checks, Central American Hand Crafted Cotton Scarf

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Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

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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Enabling Education

This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.

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