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Mayan Birds Wall Art, Natural

$114.00

Mayan Birds Wall Art, Natural

$114.00

This beautiful wall hanging is handwoven and embroidered on the backstrap loom. The inside weft and brocading details are made with recycled plastic bags. The warp is natural raw cotton thread. The bird designs are tradition Mayan brocade designs that are traditionally woven into huipiles (mayan blouses). The birds are a symbol of the Mayan Nahual (day sign) of Tzikin, and are considered messengers between humans and the heavens and spiritual world. Handwoven by cooperatives of Mayan women weavers in rural communities from Santa Catarina Ixtahuacan in the Western Highlands of Guatemala.

Style + Ethics + Tradition + Environment

Yabal Home is an artisanal line of handwoven textile accessories. Our fabrics are handcrafted using the Mayan backstrap loom by cooperatives of Guatemalan indigenous artisans. Featuring ecological plant dyes, natural cotton, recycled denim threads, recycled plastic bags, and natural sheeps wool. Yabal is a Fair Trade organization dedicated to the empowerment of rural women artisans. All profits fund social programs for our weavers.

Woven with love, from our home, to yours!