Guatemalan Handwoven Santiago Atitlan Huipil + Corte Apron
This apron is a beautiful way to add color to your kitchen while supporting women artisans in Guatemala. Created using handwoven corte fabric with an upcycled Santiago Atitlan huipil pocket featuring a bird motif, traditional to that village. Handmade by a woman artisan in Santa Lucía Utatlán, Guatemala. Due to the nature of these textiles, each apron is unique; please let us choose for you.
Friendship Bridge is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit social enterprise with a mission to create opportunities that empower Guatemalan women to build better lives. Established in 1990 and headquartered in Lakewood, Colorado, Friendship Bridge operates 10 branch offices in Guatemala and provides a suite of products and services including microcredit, non-formal Education, and access to culturally-appropriate healthcare. Clients are 100% women, primarily indigenous Maya, and live in rural communities with some of the highest poverty levels worldwide. Annually, Friendship Bridge supports 30,000 women and through their programming are changing how clients see, respond to, and overcome the protracted issues of poverty for themselves, their families, and their communities.
Materials: 100% cotton corte fabric; cotton Santiago Atitlan upcycled huipil pocket. Care instructions: Gently wash in cool water, line dry.
Dimensions: Approximately 31" high x 23.5" wide; 35" long strap.
Handmade in and fairly traded from Guatemala.