Brilliantly rich stripes cover this fabric of rusty straw, pinks, and greens. Not unlike your favorite straw summer hat. "This fabric was woven in Totonicapán, which is located in the Western Highlands of Guatemala and has a population composed largely of K’iche’ Maya. Totonicapán is distinguished by its extensive oak-pine forests, in addition to its artisans which includes not only weavers but also shoemakers, tinsmiths, potters, leatherworkers, and carpenters. Using a traditional wooden pedal loom, Roberto Par’ and his team of neighbors and family start with 100% cotton, use dye to create their thread colors, and then weave it into this joyful fabric! "
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