Cotton scarf, 'Wild Tulip' (Guatemala)

Parallel bands of soft yellow and rose capture the beauty of Guatemala's flora. Colors are obtained from natural dyes such as cochineal for the pink hues, and chilca leaves for yellow. From the Ecological Weavers from San Juan de la Laguna, this extraordinary cotton scarf is woven on a traditional loom with techniques inherited from the Maya culture. The ornate fringe is tied and braided by hand. The natural dyes are prepared by the women of Tejedoras Ecol gicas de ate fringe is tied and braided by hand. The natural dyes are prepared by the women of Tejedoras Ecol gicas de San Juan la Laguna with utter respect for the environment. Please note the intensity of the colors may decrease slightly during the first washes and appear like an uneven shade. read more