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Amanecer Cielo Tierra Pillow Cover
Amanecer Cielo Tierra Pillow Cover
Amanecer Cielo Tierra Pillow Cover

Amanecer Cielo Tierra Pillow Cover

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This pillow cover features a motif typical of the traditional woven blouse (huipil) of San Juan Cotzal. This motif can be traced back to an idea central to the ancient Maya worldview of cosmic duality, commonly represented by two-headed "cosmic monster" figures which unite the earth, sky and underworld (thus it's name and ours: "Cielo Tierra" or "Sky Earth"). The cosmic monster represents the annual agricultural cycle, as well as the cycle of time more generally.
These figures have become abstracted over time and are now commonly depicted as zigzag lines. 

 

 Weaver: Teresa
 Technique: Backstrap loom with brocade design
 Time to weave: 2 days
 Seamstress: María
 Origin: Cotzal, El Quiché, Guatemala
 Fits 18X18 and 20X20-inch pillow inserts
 Materials: 100% Cotton (front), 100% upcycled cotton from
The New Denim Project (back), a Guatemalan denim upcycling initiative.
 Care: Machine wash and dry, delicate cycle, turned inside out
 Get the pillow insert here!

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Gorgeous colors

I loveeee this pillow case! It lives on a delightful brown leather chair in my office, and brings a great pop of color to the room. Highly recommend.