Tag Archives: Mexican textiles

Hillary Steel on the Endangered Mexican Rebozo

Originally posted on R. John Howe: Textiles and Text:
On February 9, 2013, Hillary Steel presented a Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning program on the Mexican Rebozo, a traditional Mexican shawl, woven in warp faced,  resist-dye ikat, that is in…

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Oaxaca… weaving!

Originally posted on Black Sabbatical:
We joined a tour from the hostel today with the main aim of visiting Hierve El Agua (more on which to come) but ended up on a bit of a school trip to all sorts…

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Huipil from Aguacatan #146

Originally posted on Ixchel Textiles – Tejidos Ixchel:
Aguacatan Exquisite satin design from the region of Aguacatan. This beautiful huipil is highly influenced by the Mexican style of huipil with a white background and lots of orange and red colors.…

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Backstrap Weaving- Putting Down Roots and Weaving a Guatemalan Tree (Part 1)

Originally posted on Backstrap Weaving:
PUTTING DOWN ROOTS AND WEAVING A GUATEMALAN TREE (PART ONE) It is exciting how much interest there is out there in backstrap weaving. Some people are attracted to all the beautiful pick-up patterns they have…

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Huipil of the day

Originally posted on tara whalley:
I love seeing what everyone wears to work each day- not your usual blue tie job! This huipil has patterns I hardly see, I was really drawn to the colour pallete and the circular motifs,…

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