Maya Brown and Yellow Handwoven Cotton Shawl from Guatemala, "Cocoa Butter"
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From To'ooneel Ixoq, this beautiful shawl combines pale yellow with a warm cinnamon brown. The Maya women work from home, either dyeing the cotton yarn or weaving the shawl on a backstrap loom with techniques that date back to pre-Hispanic times.
- 0.33 kgs
- 0.7 lbs
- Shawl: 200 cm L x 51 cm W
- Shawl: 79" L x 20" W
- Fringe: 8 cm L
- Fringe: 3.1" L
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
To'ooneel Ixoq has received 8 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $100. Proceeds were used to purchase raw materials for handwoven accessories and hammocks.
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.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.