Maya Maize God

Cotton table runner

$159.99
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SKU: 202337
Description
Yum Kaax, the Maya god of maize, holds a living corn plant in this vibrant table runner. The golden grain is still a staple food in Guatemala. Mayra Leticia Hernandez shares her textile expertise and love of colors with this verdant cotton table runner. She works on a traditional backstrap loom.
  • 100% cotton
  • 0.58 lbs
  • 46 inches L x 18 inches W
  • Fringe: 3 inches L
  • Made in Guatemala

Meet the Artist

Mayra Leticia Hernandez

All the GOOD

  • Caring for Children
    Caring for Children
  • Confronting Adversity
    Confronting Adversity
  • Empowering Women
    Empowering Women
  • Microcredit Financing
    Microcredit Financing
  • Preserving Traditions
    Preserving Traditions
  • Profound Impact
    Profound Impact

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  • Caring for Children
    Caring for Children

    This artist supports children under the age of 18.

    The Caring for Children Badge is awarded to those artisans who support children under the age of 18

  • Confronting Adversity
    Confronting Adversity

    This artist is currently confronting a major life challenge.

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  • Empowering Women
    Empowering Women

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

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  • Microcredit Financing
    Microcredit Financing

  • Preserving Traditions
    Preserving Traditions

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

    The Preserving Traditions badge is awarded to artisans who use traditional techniques handed down through the generations, as well as artisans that craft culturally significant items, keeping these traditions alive. "

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