Ruana Nacawe Águila is a handwoven fair trade open poncho that is dyed with plant dye. It is open from the sides and in front.
Open poncho style garment a with twist to a tunika.
Made to shine in fiestas, everyday life, ceremonies and on the beach.
An excellent cape to feel yourself cozy and shine natural beauty. Can be used at summer or to wrap around at chilly weather.
Please note that this ruana is hand dyed with plant dyes. It has stains with darker color in it. Look carefully the pictures. Each piece is unique.
About the Dye :
Palo de Águila - Alnus Acuminata- is a native tree to Mexico and the bark used in dyeing is collected around our home forest. It is such a noble endemic tree to the Sierra Sur; if a branch or trunk is broken it grows up a new very fast, the leafs restore degraded soil and it has medicinal properties as well. The bark is characterized with antibacterial and antifungal properties.
· MADE IN OAXACA, MEXICO ·
COMMUNITY ·NATURAL· CREATIONS
Length: 156 cm + fringes 8 cm each / 61.4 inches + fringes 3 inch.
Width: 62 cm each side / 24.4 inches
Handwoven apparel are artisan crafted by hand from start to finish and might change slightly in size or color, contain some weavers knots, pulls or other signs about handwork. The color of naturally dyed textiles is not always equal on the whole fabric but can be darker or lighter in some parts, it can also fade when washed. Each thread dyeing and weaving also creates slightly different piece, so each cloth is unique.