soft natural dye cotton scarves are made by women’s groups in San Juan La Laguna Guatemala. The dyes for the thread are made from a
variety of natural vegetation most from the local area. It requires
skill and a lot of time to grow or find the plants, process the
materials to make the dyes, fix them and then dye the cotton threads.
Then the thread is warped and woven into incredible variety of colorful
scarves. Made of cotton,
each piece is hand-woven by Mayan women and their families.
They make wonderful gifts for a friend or yourself.
9 to 10" x 60 to 68" (unless otherwise indicated) excluding fringe.
Each scarf is nicely finished at the
end with fringe.
The pictures below show what we have as of
They are beautiful !!!
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Wouldn't these look nice on your scarf rack (or maybe your friends)?
Nicely finished with fringe.
These flowers are
make into one of the yellow dyes. The warping board is used to
prepare the tread before the scarf is woven on a back-strap loom.
Dyed Cotton Threads
hand-woven on a back-strap loom
B* sold (10 x 60")
X* (10 x 58")
H* (9 x 62")
F* (9 x 60")
W* (9 x 60")
I* (10 x 64")
V* (10 x 68")
AB* (10 x 60")
AC* (9.5 x 58")
AD* (9.5 x 60")
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Hand-woven Scarves Item #
9 to 10" x 60 to 68" (unless otherwise indicated)
you order, please indicate first your
preference (by letter) and two acceptable alternatives. We only have
one of each color, so be sure to provide alternatives. If by chance we don't
one of your selections, we will send you scans of some other
options for your approval.
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