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5 edition of Guatemalan textiles today found in the catalog.

Guatemalan textiles today

by Anderson, Marilyn

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Published by Watson-Guptill Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Guatemala.
    • Subjects:
    • Hand weaving -- Guatemala.,
    • Textile fabrics -- Guatemala.,
    • Textile crafts -- Guatemala.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Marilyn Anderson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTT848 .A7435
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p. :
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4714588M
      ISBN 100823021580
      LC Control Number78000782

      Most of Maya Color’s wholesale Guatemalan products are made from % natural materials, such as cotton threads, wood, bamboo, leather, hides, cane, twine, gourds, reeds and pebbles. We also offer astounding folk-art paintings through a partnership with Unlocking Silent History (link here), a c 3 organization that opens spaces for indigenous youth to critically analyze . Marilyn Anderson is an artist, photographer and author. Since the 70s, she has produced publications, including Backstrap Weaving (co-authored with Barbara Tabor), Guatemalan Textiles Today and Granddaughters of Corn (co-authored with Jonathan Garlock).

      A Century of Change in Guatemalan Textiles. The Center for Inter-American Relations. Sayer, Chloe Sayer. Mexican Patterns: A Design Source Book. Portland House, New York. Schevill, Margo Blum. Maya Textiles of Guatemala: The Gustavus A. Eisen Collection, , the Hearst Museum of Anthropology, The University of California at Berkeley. For years I was also on the board of Friends of the Ixchel Museum, an American foundation that funds the museum as well as exhibiting and promoting Guatemalan textiles in the United States. Today, the Ixchel Museum has a collection of over 6, woven pieces of Maya clothing from more than weaving villages.

        I received these photos of beautiful fabrics and quilts from Linda Teufel, a textile and fashion artist and author – and BERNINA National Artisan – who publishes gorgeous books at Dragon Threads, Ltd.. This February my husband and I took a trip to Guatemala for the first time. It was a fascinating country with lots of beautiful craftwork. All purchases of this cultural book contribute to the Ixchel Museum. The museum's name honors the pre-Hispanic goddess who was the patroness of weaving and fertility. The private, non-profit Ixchel Museum of Indigenous Textiles and Clothing was founded in Category: Home Decor > Books And Music.


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Books for Sale and References: Mayan and Guatemalan Textiles and Culture Our book list focuses on just a small part of today's Mayan culture: Textiles and Dress, Paintings, Living Mayan Culture, and Historical Mayan Culture I also have a bibliography of my Mayan textile and weaving book references.

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