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Manos Cruceñas Artisan Store is a nonprofit that supports over 100 indigenous Mayan women artisans from Santa Cruz la Laguna, Guatemala. Our artisans are trained in the CECAP Vocational Training Center and earn a fair wage. Our artisans also receive non-economic support such as nutrition classes and women’s empowerment workshops. Meaningful work at a meaningful wage. All proceeds directly benefit artisans and their families.

Youth Navy Apron - Chichicastenango Huipil

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Styled for the younger chef, the Navy with Chichicastenango Huipil apron features a solid navy fabric embellished with a swath of lovely contrasting/coordinating huipil** embroidery from the area of Chichicastenango located in the Central Highlands of Guatemala. “Chichi” designs most often incorporate bold geometric designs with stylized animals and figures.

Due to the number of variations in huipil fabrics available, please choose your basic color palette preference and allow us to choose the huipil fabric. The exact fabrics you see here may not be available.

Each apron has a convenient double pocket and adjustable neck strap ensuring that one size fits most!

Machine wash in cold or warm water, gentle cycle.

Each Manos Cruceñas product that you purchase will be accompanied by a tag with the artisan's name who made it!

*"Huipil" (pronounced “wheepeel”) is the traditional Guatemalan women's blouse. The basic fabric is usually hand-woven on a back-strap loom then embellished with hand or machine embroidery. Every region and/or village has specific fabric and embroidery designs plus what each woman adds of her own personal style.
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