Tag Archives: Chiapas

Traje Tipico

Originally posted on Mayan Threads:
A Mayan woman, dressed in her traditional, hand-woven traje, looks on from afar as we demonstrate how to use our rocket stove at a SolCom sales campaign in Panajachel.

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Textiles of Chiapas – January 2011

Originally posted on Living Textiles of Mexico:
Currently I’m exploring the textiles of the Highland Mayas of Chiapas by visiting villages, markets, and if I’m lucky.  a festival or ceremony  in process. Many villages are having the changing of their…

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Centro de Textiles del Mundo Maya – San Cristobal de Las Casas Chiapas

This gallery contains 10 photos.

Originally posted on Living Textiles of Mexico:
Returning to Chiapas after two years, a NEW world class textile museum was waiting to be explored. The Centro de Textiles del Mundo Maya is located in the Convento Santo Domingo in San Cristobal…

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Zapatistas and embroidery as a form of protest

This post is dedicated to my son who travelled extensively in Chiapas. Although some of his experiences brought knots to my stomach, many were quite charming. Chiapas, Mexico’s southernmost state, is the territory of the Zapatistas, an indigenous insurgent movement … Continue reading

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