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Cotton scarf, 'Easter' (Guatemala)

Woven on a traditional backstrap loom, this reversible scarf combines crimson, gold and purple to evoke scenes from Easter week in Guatemala. Lent the 40 days leading up to Easter Sunday emphasize reflection and penitence, and its focus is Christ's passion and crucifixion. Elaborate carpets of colorful sawdust are often created on the streets where a holy procession is to pass by. Skilled weavers from the Waqxaqi' Kan Women's Group create the sensation of images witocession is to pass by. Skilled weavers from the Waqxaqi' Kan Women's Group create the sensation of images with their millennial textile skills in cotton. read more