Description

While on a cultural exchange grant in Uzbekistan, Marjorie Puryear (aka Fusion de Maya)  purchased this stunning ‘feather-weight’ silk piece from a vendor at the Silk and Spice Festival in Bukhara.  Intricately hand-tied with traditional ikat motifs, dyed bright pink, fuchsia, orange and purple using regionally raised silk, woven 88-100epi. 

It measure 19″ wide by 70 ” long and has many uses, Accessorize as a  scarf or shawl, eye candy for the wall, runner for the table or over a lamp.

About Fusion de Maya:

Unique handwoven products in silky bamboo or cotton fibers from fair-wage textile cooperatives. Our indigenous Maya weavers use modern and traditional dye methods and historically traditional backstrap looms. We work with women-owned and operated fair-wage textile cooperatives helping to empower Maya women and provide income opportunities with a focus of sustaining traditional textile practices. As a textile artist, product designer, and textile historian I focus on upholding fine craftsmanship and indigenous textile traditions.

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Total Bids Placed:

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
r********l September 17, 2020 1:11 pm $60.00
p****s September 17, 2020 11:43 am $45.00
l******n September 17, 2020 9:38 am $40.00
k*********************n September 17, 2020 8:10 am $30.00
Auction started September 17, 2020 8:00 am

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