- Cotton / Polyester blend
- Sweatshirt ethically produced in: Mexico City
- Hand embroided in: Chenalhó, Chiapas
- Made by artesanas: Nairobi Perez Perez, Guadalupe Hernandez Gutierrez, and Isabele Gomez Perez
- Method used: Bordado, embroidery
A sweatshirt that tells a story, the two hand embroidered symbols represent the world (PEJEL) and a saint (TOTIK) in the Native Mayan language Tzotzil.
The PEJEL or world is always represented with a rhombus shape, its four sides are the divine boundaries of time and space. The inside represents the 4 cardinal points.
The TOTIK has two visual cues that communicate it is a saint; the "+" symbol embroidered on the inside of the characters face representing divinity, and the lines coming out of the character's head representing a halo.
5% of all sales are donated to RAICES, an organization that defends and fights for the rights of immigrants and refugees.
Produced in small batches