pillows are made by a women's cooperative from their old huipiles or
traditional back-strap woven blouses. And the backs (also
pictured) are made from the cortes or traditional foot-loomed skirt
material. There are traditional dress from many different
villages represented here. The hole in the middle of the
pillows is where the head opening was. Each textile
tells a story with it's cosmic geometric designs or animals, birds,
and corn plants and each is rich in cultural allegory. Isn't our own life enriched by the
beautiful work of these talented women?
Pillows need a standard 18" x 18"
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