NOVICA Cotton table runner, 'Blue Quetzal' by NOVICA. $107.95. Woven by hand on a backstrap loom this elegant table runner depicts the quetzal Guatemala's emblematic bird. Its splendid plumage was prized by the ancient Maya and the shy bird can still be glimpsed in the rainforest of Central America. Mayra Leticia Hernandez shares her textile expertise and love of colors with this beautiful weaving.