The Trompo wallet is inspired by the cheerful wooden Mexican toy. It is woven with a soft cotton warp and with multicolored linear patterns, characteristic of spinning tops. It was made using the Mayan backstrap loom technique; authentic artistic expression of a bygone civilization.
Caution: It is suggested to clean with a semi-damp cloth.
About the artisan techniqueThe Mayan backstrap loom is an ancient technique developed by the Mayan culture in the western mountains of Guatemala. The loom is held at two ends, one of them, the weaver's waist. It is practiced by Mayan women to weave colorful canvases, which become garments such as hipiles or decorative pieces for the home.