This ProTeje collection pillow cover features the diamond in lattice motif, adapted from traditional dress. It’s backstrap woven by Ana Garcia, a member of the Nahuala village, using brocade techniques and natural heirloom cotton (ixcaco) in green, brown and ecru.
Mix and match the ProTeje collection of pillow covers featuring heirloom cotton in natural colors.
ProTeje, which means “for the weavers”, is a project of the Museo Ixchel in Guatemala City. They are dedicated to maintaining the production of high-quality indigenous textiles and offering a means of economic support to Guatemalan weavers. Since its birth in 1994, it has grown to support 300 weavers from nine departments and twenty-four communities.