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Weavers of the Jade Needle:  Textiles of Highland Guatemala


Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

$10.00 pamphlet 

Description:      Printed to accompany a gallery exhibition, the pamphlet provides a summary of Maya weaving in Mesoamerica, with a full 8 pages devoted to the mechanics of blackstrap loom set-up and weaving. It is liberally illustrated with line drawings (no color pictures). The 20-page pamphlet is folded and stapled with stiff paper covers and measures approximately 11 x 8.5 inches.  NEW in very fine condition.

Key words       Guatemala,  Weaving, Weaving technique, Mayan Indians, Costume


 Weavers of the Jade Needle:  Textiles of Highland Guatemala; Maxwell Museum of Anthropology; University of New Mexico, Albuquerque; 20 pp (1976) 

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