Textiles from Guatemala

 Author: Ann Hecht  Category:  Publisher: The British Museum Press  : 2001  ISBN: 0-7141-2739-6  Language: English Tags:costumes | Culture | Guatemala | Textiles | weaving |
 Description:
The British Museum’s collection of textiles is exploited here for the beautifully photographed examples (with many details of each) of Guatemalan textiles from the southwest highland region. Hecht (a specialist in Guatemalan textiles who teaches adult education courses in textiles in the UK) provides an introduction describing the different kinds of costumes, their materials, and weaving techniques. A bibliography, glossary, and index are included. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.