Hand-woven hand towel on a backstrap loom by the Barrio de los Naranjos Pantelhó group located in Pantelhó, Chiapas. The weaving technique with which this piece of subtle and loose transparency was made is known as "supplementary weft", the iconography that appears on the towel is known as "brocade" and are symbols that represent the worldview of the artisans. weavers. The mastery of the weaver is reflected in the timing and arrangement of the brocade on the canvas. It can be used as a piece of textile decoration on any surface.
Care: Dry cleaning or hand cleaning is suggested, without scrubbing for care.
Technique: Backstrap loom
Measurements : Length: 70 cm, width: 45 cm
Colors : White/Blue
Materials : Cotton
Red Binacional de Mujeres Artesanas Niu Matat Napawika
Red Binacional de Mujeres Artesanas Niu Matat Napawika, whose name means United Women Working, arose in 2006 at the initiative of La Mujer Obrera, in El Paso, Texas in the United States, as a binational initiative of economic justice for Mexican women in both countries. The mission, vision and objectives of the Binational Network were built through a participatory consultation process that lasted two years with the participation of 50 women artisan leaders representing artisan women's organizations and 5 Civil Society Organizations.
In 2010, it was established in Mexico, establishing itself in the city of Puebla, with two legal figures, a Civil Association focused on developing and strengthening the business and leadership capacities of indigenous artisan women and a cooperative society whose function is the production, collection and commercialization of the products of social enterprises, under fair trade principles.