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About this item: This colorful hammock holds the promise of a deep and relaxing siesta. Woven on a traditional loom, this modern version replicates those created by the Maya people centuries ago. From the Maya Artists of Yucatan, this hammock is embellished with a plethora of rich and vibrant colors.
Long before the Spanish arrived upon the coasts of the Yucatan Peninsula, the Maya preferred to sleep and rest in hammocks. They thought to be the hammock to be like the loving embrace of a mother, as a result of the comfortable manner in which the body is held and swung within its cradle. Maya Artists of the Yucatan are looking for to preserve time-honored customs even as also offering stylized versions of the original Maya hammock. For them, the hammock is a work of art. Their hammocks are incredibly comfortable, easy to handle, and may be stored just about anywhere.
It easily packs for shuttle 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.
– ‘S’ hooks and extender ropes included
– Hanging instructions included
– Holds up to 300 lbs.
About our Artist: Long before the Spanish arrived in the Yucatan Peninsula, the Maya preferred to sleep and rest in hammocks. They thought to be the hammock to be like the loving embrace of a mother, as a result of 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 origina…
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Size: 3.9 ft. W x 13.1′ H
Authentic: an original NOVICA fair trade product in association with National Geographic.
Certified: comes with an official NOVICA Story Card certifying quality & authenticity.
Exceptional Artisan Quality by Maya Artists of the Yucatan
Product Info: 100% nylon
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