This expressive pillow is handmade from indigenous Maya Guatemalan textiles. The Huipil, or blouse, and the Corte, or skirt are elements of the traditional female costume worn across Guatemala. This loose fitting tunic has been worn for generations and remains the most common garment worn by indigenous females today. Huipil are created on backstrap looms and decorated with woven designs. Many weavers also incorporate intricate traditional motifs within their weaving. This vintage pillow is constructed from an embroidered piece of a huipil and indigo from a vintage Corte.
This appliquéd geometric Kuba-cloth pillow is backed in a coordinating brown linen. Small needle holes are sometimes visible from an original hand-sewn seam. Close inspection often reveals hand-sewn seams and...
Made from a vintage Zhuang, hand woven wedding blanket, brocaded with fertility and longevity symbols. The Indigo geometric patterns give this pillow a classic, traditional feel. : 20" x 12" Dark...
This handmade cotton canvas pillow uses recycled indigenous Guatemalan fabric and is accessorized with black cotton scallop trim. : 20”x 20”" Down/feather insert included Hidden zipper Country of Origin: Guatemala