These beautiful 100% cotton hand-embroidered pillows made by the Guatemalan Highlands artisans, shape through their colorful simplicity, the Mayan legacy of respect for all living creatures, butterflies, chicken, ducks, maize. They represent the worship for the sun and the maize. Three groups of artisans were involved in the confection of the pillows, the women weavers of Panajachel who did the embroidery, the young weavers of San Antonio Palopo who did the back panels on foot looms. Both villages are near the beautiful Lake Atitlán. Finally, a group of seemstresses in Guatemala City who did the confection of the pillows. Pillows come with a removable feather insert. Measures approx. 18" x 18".