ProTeje Brown Ixcaco Pillow: Three Birds


This ProTeje collection pillow cover is backstrap woven in organic brown cotton.

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Product Description

This ProTeje collection pillow cover is backstrap woven by Catarina Catinac, a member of the Nahuala village. Using brocade techniques and natural heirloom cotton (ixcaco) in green, brown and ecru, the flock of birds symbol  reflects the importance of a variety of birds to the Maya.

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.

Additional information


brown w/green and ecru designs


100% naturally colored heirloom cotton


about 16" X 17"; pillow cover only


hand wash cold; do not bleach; dry flat; iron if needed


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