Evoking ripe sea grapes, the Maya Artists of the Yucatan select purple and green for this colorful hammock. They weave it by hand in the same way they have for centuries. It easily packs for travel to the beach or lake. Extender ropes (measuring 1 meter), hammock hooks ("S" hooks), and step-by-step instructions included for easy installation. NOTE: Because each is woven individually by hand, measurements may vary by as much as ten centimeters. There may be slight color variations from hammock to hammock.
About the Artist: Long before the Spanish arrived in the Yucatan Peninsula, the Maya preferred to sleep and rest in hammocks. They considered the hammock to be like the loving embrace of a mother, due to the comfortable manner in which the body is held and swung within its cradle. Maya Artists of the Yucatan hand-weave stylized versions of the original Maya hammock. For them, the hammock is a work of art. Their hammocks are incredibly comfortable, easy to maintain, and may be stored just about anywhere.
The Maya Artists of the Yucatan Artisan Collection is brought to you by Novica in Association with National Geographic. This beautiful piece was handcrafted by Maya Artists of the Yucatan in Mexico. An artisan story card will be included with your purchase.
100 percent nylon
Hand crafted Artisan quality
Holds up to 450 lbs
'S' hooks and extender ropes included
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