Cotzal Nook Piece: Naturally-dyed
// This is part of a collaborative mini collection of handwoven brocade beauties from San Juan Cotzal created with the naturally-dyed cotton threads that we love to use. //
A small brocade-filled gem handwoven by Juana in San Juan Cotzal. This cooperative of weavers produces gorgeous items featuring traditional brocade motifs of the town including birds, corn, and geometric figures. Learn about meaning behind these traditional symbols in this blog post.
Note that each piece is a unique work of art, made using the same naturally-dyed cotton yarns. As such, the colors are the same but the brocade figures show the artists' creativity.
The size and richness of this Nook Piece makes it great for decorating all sorts of special places around the house. Under a candle, making a little alter of those important items, at the center of a small table, or even as a luxurious mousepad to ground you in your work at home. The indigo base makes this piece especially serene.
Length: 13 inches plus fringes
Width: 11 inches
Wash by hand or by machine in mesh bag, using gentle cycle. Cold water and gentle detergent. Hang dry away from direct sunlight.
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