Chumil Basket | Purple

This basket is named "Chumil," the Kaqchikel word for "star." Skillfully woven from longleaf pine needles, pajón (a native grass in Guatemala), and raffia and cotton thread with a central star design rendered in shades of purple, this basket is beautiful for display but also entirely functional.

The baskets are woven in the Guatemalan Highlands by cooperatives of women who work to support their families and communities. Working within a democratically organized group insures that the income is fairly distributed among all artisans in the coop and allows members to participate in decisions about their work. Coop members share skills and expertise, encourage one another and enjoy mutual support. 

  • Approximately 14"L x 10"W x 2"H
  • Made in Guatemala

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