|Publisher||Ediciones Yax Te|
|Publication Date||June 1, 1996|
This book, written in Spanish, focusses on the backstrap weaving of Jacaltenango, Huehuetenango, Guatemala. It includes a detailed description of the weaving technique, the symbolism of weaving in Precolumbian Mesoamerica, and describes many Jacaltec hair sashes in museum collections from both anthropological and artistic perspectives. The book is richly illustrated with photocopied photographs, maps, charts, and diagrams.