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Zig Zag Table Runner

Zig Zag Table Runner


These table runners will make a beautiful addition to your home decor. Each table runner is woven on the backstrap loom by our Trama Textiles cooperative of Mayan weavers in the Guatemalan Highlands. Traditionally made, these table runners convey culture and quality and will make a fantastic centerpiece for your dining room table. Each is a unique piece, you cannot get the same one twice.

This design comes from the Sacatepéquez region. The central pattern features zigzags, serpents, and flowers. In Mayan symbolism, the serpent represents the god Gucumatz, the creator of the world. The zigzags can also signify mountains, which provide clean air and protection from sickness. The images of the flowers that grow abundantly all year in Guatemala symbolize life and fertility. Quite a meaningful piece!

Size: 14.5 inches width x 66.5 inches length  –  40 cm width x 197 cm length 
Care: Hand-wash in cold water, treat stains with mild detergent, lay flat to air dry
Material: 100% Cotton
Crafted In: Sacatepequez

As all our products are handmade, you may notice small irregularities. These are not faults but simply unique features resulting from the artisan nature of the techniques used to make our products.

Impact: By purchasing TRAMA products, you are providing a fair wage to the women and helping to preserve cultural traditions of the indigenous people of the highlands of Guatemala.