"Cahabon" Guatemalan Textile Pillow in ivory

Colibri

Featuring a hand-woven Guatemalan textile, our "Cahabon" pillow is a unique accent piece for your home. The neutral color and subtle pattern make this pillow perfect for any decor. Pairs beautifully with all of our Larkin Lane suzani pillows too!

Based on ancient Mayan spinning and dyeing techniques, Guatemalan textiles are an enduring link to a rich cultural past. Weavers today (mostly women) still derive colors for their threads from vegetable and mineral substances. The Mayan loom - a back strap loom- is still the method of weaving used today.

Guatemala is one of few countries in the world where the ancient traditions of textile art still thrive! 

  • 12" x 20" , down insert included
  • Complimentary Shipping
  • Cocktail convo tip: The Cahabon is a river in Guatemala

Thank you for supporting women in business! Following the Civil War in Guatemala (from 1960-1996), many women were widowed and left without an income. Weaving at home has allowed them to support their children through their craft and at the same time develop self-confidence and organizational skills. They have passed these skills on to their daughters and granddaughters and created a successful and self-sustaining enterprise- all while preserving their cultural heritage!


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