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Recycled Huipil Pouch

Handcrafted in Guatemala

Availability:
Out of stock
SKU 8810450

Recycled Huipil Pouch

Handcrafted in Guatemala

Availability:
Out of stock
SKU 8810450

Item Status: CLEARANCE
Item Date: 2019-09-01
UPC Code: 732919515923
STORY

In the Guatemalan highlands, women still wear traditional Mayan dress. Blouses, called huipils, are woven on a backstrap loom. The distinctive patterns of both huipils and skirts vary by region. The Recycled Huipil Pouch is handcrafted by artisans working with our fair trade partner Ruth & Naomi. Formed to create jobs for women widowed by civil war, the group continues to provide economic and educational opportunities for the community.

DETAILS
  • Recycled huipil on front and navy skirt fabric with stripes on back, synthetic leather on bottom corners, black zipper with synthetic leather tassel, and lined with navy skirt fabric with stripes
  • Huipil pattern varies
  • Bag: 9W x 6H inches, Inside pocket: 6W x 4.25H inches
  • 1 interior unzippered pocket
  • Handcrafted in Guatemala
ABOUT THE ARTISAN
Ruth & Naomi
GUATEMALA
The weaving cooperative Ruth and Naomi is located in Chontola, near Chichicastenango. The project emerged out of the terror and desperation of Guat...
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