Fair Exchange Marketplace Guatemalan Harem Style Pants with Huipil Pocket - Pink & Black
Guatemalan harem style pants with one, small, durable front pocket from Huipil embroidery. . Unisex adult. Waist: elastic and drawstring. Leg: elastic. Size: medium-ish. Very elastic waist stretches from 28" to 40". Length, waist to cuff is 35.5".Ikat, meaning 'to knot,' is an ancient weaving technique in which the threads are tie-dyed before placing them on the loom. It has been practiced in many countries for thousands of years. Guatemala is one of the few areas in the world where this intricate textile art is still being enthusiastically practiced. Here it is referred to as Jaspé. Fair Exchange Marketplace sells handpicked Fair Trade coffee (also available on Amazon) and items handmade by artisans from around the world. We bring their exquisitely handcrafted goods to the US while ensuring the artisans and growers are compensated fairly. The exchange of these goods is truly beneficial to for all.
- 100% Cotton
- Directly traded with indigenous artisans. The fabric is hand woven on backstrap looms in the highlands of Guatemala.
- One, small, durable front pocket from Huipil embroidery. High-quality, durable, Mayan Jaspé construction, and fade-resistant color. Each pair is totally unique.
- Elastic waist band with drawstring. Elastic legs. Making them comfortable for a wide range of sizes and on either men or women.
- Weavers primarily make these to be sold in outside markets as a way of not only preserving the weaving tradition but also to provide a sustainable income for their families and communities.