Tag Archives: Weaving

THE REBOZO – Mexican’s most important wardrobe piece

Originally posted on silvia gattin's behind the scenes blog:
My last inspiring journey earlier this year brought me to fantastic Mexico (see previous posts), where I came across the country’s most important piece in every woman’s wardrobe and an unique…

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Ancient weavings and Chancay dolls

Originally posted on Weefsels van jeannine:
  I have found a picture of Chancay dolls in a book , motieven uit Peru from Margrit Reij(1975). It says the dolls are found near the village of Chancay;the frame is made of…

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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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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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