Cintas mayas tejidas con el telar de palitos...


Cintas mayas tejidas con el telar de palitos en Jacaltenango, Guatemala (Spanish Edition)

Book Details

Author  Carol Ventura
Publisher  Ediciones Yax Te
Publication Date   June 1, 1996
ISBN  1886502153
Pages  160


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.

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