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Striped Agua Caliente Guatemalan Runner – 60”

SKU: C270-60

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This beautiful handmade runner reflects the beautiful colors of Guatemala. Striped in an array of bright yellow, red, green, pink, purple, white and orange this table runner is the perfect accent for all seasons. Display it on your favorite table as a reminder of the vibrant culture of the Mayan people. Woven by hand on treadle foot looms this fair trade runner is created with care by indigenous artisans who in a rural village near the city of Chimaltenango in Guatemala. Measures 60” long and 14.5” wide with 1.5” twisted fringe on both ends and can be washed in cold water and lined dried. This Guatemalan runner is produced under fair trade conditions.

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$30.00

Striped Agua Caliente Guatemalan Runner – 60”

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This beautiful hand made runner is named after the talented Mayan artisans who create it on in the community of Agua Caliente, in San Jan Comalapa, Guatemala. There are 9 women in this group who creates many of MayaWorks products. Their community is located in a rural village in the central highlands near the city of Chimaltenango. This skilled group creates many of MayaWorks home accents as they are extremely talented at weaving on treadle foot looms. The women of Agua Caliente are extremely creative and as a result have created many unique fabric designs! These women have been working with MayaWorks since the early 1990s and their work has allowed them to not only support their families but also start their own small business through MayaWorks microcredit loans. Some women have bought dairy cows and others grow blackberries for extra income.