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Zunil:  Costume and Economy

  Miralbes de Polanco, Rosario; Eugenia Saenz de Tejada. Idalma Mejia de Rodas. 


$32.00 (paperback)


A museum monograph of the Museum Ixchel in Guatemala.  The liberally illustrated book covers native dress and its development through time in this major Quiche Maya town in the western highlands.  The major emphasis is textile procedures, production and the costume traditions.  It also includes chapters on Zunil's community and economy.  The 165-page paperback book measures approximately 11 x 8.5 inches and has has stiff pictorial covers.  While a NEW, the book has somewhat bent corners.

Key words       Zunil, Guatemala,  Weaving, Culture, Mayan Indians, Quiche, Costume, Textiles


 Zunil: Costume and Economy, Miralbes de Polanco, Rosario; Eugenia Saenz de Tejada. Idalma Mejia de Rodas. Revised Edition.  Guatemala:  Museo Ixchel de Traje Indigena de Guatemala,   Museum Monograph #7; English language version; 165 pp (1996)

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