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Limited Edition Atardecer Cielo Tierra Pillow Cover
Limited Edition Atardecer Cielo Tierra Pillow Cover
Limited Edition Atardecer Cielo Tierra Pillow Cover

Limited Edition Atardecer Cielo Tierra Pillow Cover

Regular price
$89.00
Sale price
$89.00
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per test
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: Sara
 Technique: Backstrap loom with brocade design
 Time to weave: 2 days
 Seamstress: María
 Origin: Cotzal, El Quiché, Guatemala
 Fits 16X16-inch and 18X18-inch pillow inserts
 Closure: Back flap closure
 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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