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Amanecer Hus He Pillow Cover
Amanecer Hus He Pillow Cover
Amanecer Hus He Pillow Cover
Amanecer Hus He Pillow Cover

Amanecer Hus He Pillow Cover

Regular price
$89.00
Sale price
$89.00
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per test

This pillow cover features the "hus he" [hoos hay] bird design passed from mothers to daughters in the Ixil region through typical motifs of the traditional woven blouse (huipil) of San Juan Cotzal.

While origin stories are disputed, Ixil women nowadays point to designs such as the "hus he" design as a representation of living in harmony with nature.

 Weavers: Isabela and Sara
 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
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M.K.
Beautiful detail

I have received so many compliments on the color and design of this pillow cover. And the best part is my ability to relay the story of the village where it is made, thanks to a wonderful presentation by Elena Laswick. The quality and care do not disappoint.

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