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Comalapa: Native Dress and its Significance


  Asturias de Barios, Linda



Description:      A thorough survey of the native dress of San Juan Comalapa, a large Mayan Cakchiquel community in the highlands of Guatemala. The 126 of this museum monograph are liberally illustrated. The book measures approximately 11 x 8.5 inches, stiff pictorial paper cover. Although a though a new book from Guatemala, the cover shows some wear and the corners may be bent on some copies.  

Key words       Comolapa, Guatemala,  Weaving, Culture, Mayan Indians, Cakchiquel, Costume, Textiles


 Comalapa: Native Dress and its Significance, Asturias de Barios, Linda. 1985. Revised Edition.  Guatemala:  Museo Ixchel de Traje Indigena de Guatemala,   Museum Monograph ; English language version; 126 pp (1985)

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