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Mayan Hair Sashes Backstrap Woven in Jacaltenango, Guatemala Carol Ventura

Mayan Hair Sashes Backstrap Woven in Jacaltenango, Guatemala

Carol Ventura

Published
ISBN : 9781886502147
Hardcover
77 pages
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This book focusses on the backstrap weaving of Jacaltenango, Huehuetenango, Guatemala. It includes a detailed description of the weaving technique, the symbolism of weaving in Precolumbian Mesoamerica, and describes many Jacaltec hair sashes inMoreThis book focusses on the backstrap weaving of Jacaltenango, Huehuetenango, Guatemala. It includes a detailed description of the weaving technique, the symbolism of weaving in Precolumbian Mesoamerica, and describes many Jacaltec hair sashes in museum collections from both anthropological and artistic perspectives. The book is richly illustrated with photocopied photographs, maps, charts, and diagrams.