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Cotton Kimono in Cadet Blue Ochre and Ivory from Guatemala, "Textures of Elegance"

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Handwoven of cotton with an elegant striped pattern, this ruana by Guatemalan... more

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Handwoven of cotton with an elegant striped pattern, this ruana by Guatemalan artisan Luisa Villavicencio is crafted on the traditional telar de cintura, or backstrap loom. The artisan combines hues of cadet blue, ochre, and ivory to create this magnificent accessory, completed at the ends with fringes.

  • 0.25 kgs
  • 0.5 lbs
  • Garment Measurements
  • 88.9 cm Length (from high-point shoulder) x 127 cm Bust/chest x 30.48 cm Sleeve (center neck to cuff)
  • 35" Length (from high-point shoulder) x 50" Bust/chest x 12" Sleeve (center neck to cuff)
  • Fringe: 10.16 cm L
  • Fringe: 4" L

  • 100% cotton
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Lay flat to dry or tumble dry on low heat
  • Hand wash or machine wash separately in cold water
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Total reviews

52

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01/02/2021

"not quite worth the price"

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This sweater had a soft silky feel, but the v at the neckline was off-center. It also ran very small...I ordered the xl and had to return as the next size bigger was sold out.

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12/28/2020

"quality clothing"

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nice sweater. made well

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From Alexandria / Virginia / USA

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11/19/2020

"Soft, comfortable, and simply lovely"

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This hand loomed cotton scarf is perfect year round. I love the subtle colors--it goes with everything.

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It makes a great gift

Purchased Item:

Fresh Blue, Hand Woven Striped Cotton Scarf with Fringes from Guatemala

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Verified Reviewer

08/31/2020

"Most comfortable shirt"

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It feels so light when I wear it. Love this shirt!

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From Hawai'i

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07/08/2020

"My son loved this shirt!"

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My son loved this shirt even more than I did!

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From albuquerque, New Mexico

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06/03/2020

"Wonderful sweater"

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I loved the way this sweater fit very nice quality

Best Uses

  • Wear to dress up short sleeves

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

Luisa Villavicencio has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1400 and the most recent for $2100. Proceeds were used to invest in new raw materials and expand variety of product designs.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

 
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