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The Maya textile tradition

Author: Jeffrey J Foxx; Margot Schevill; Linda Asturias de Barrios
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Text and photographs examine the life and textile art of the Maya of southern Mexico and Central America, discussing history and ecology, weaving and daily life, innovation and change in Maya cloth and clothing, and ceremony and ritual in the Maya world.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Foxx, Jeffrey J. (Jeffrey Jay).
Maya textile tradition.
New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1997
(OCoLC)663403303
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey J Foxx; Margot Schevill; Linda Asturias de Barrios
ISBN: 0810942917 9780810942912
OCLC Number: 35086149
Description: 232 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 29 cm
Contents: History and ecology of the Maya world / Jmaes D. Nations --
Weaving and daily life / Linda Asturias de Barrios --
Innovation and change in Maya cloth and clothing / Margot Blum Schevill --
Ceremony and ritual in the Maya world / Robert S. Carlsen.
Responsibility: photographs by Jeffrey Jay Foxx ; edited by Margot Blum Schevill, with the assistance of Linda Asturias de Barrios ; foreword by Linda Schele ; texts by Linda Asturias de Barrios [and others].

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Text and photographs examine the life and textile art of the Maya of southern Mexico and Central America, discussing history and ecology, weaving and daily life, innovation and change in Maya cloth and clothing, and ceremony and ritual in the Maya world.

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