Entries by Huipil

Pillow Leonora

Pillow Leonora “Indigenous women in Chiapas woven from the beginning of time fulfilling a sacred work and elaborate designs that support the Mayan world. The codices containing all the Mayan knowledge were destroyed, pyramids, palaces and cities fell into disgrace and today are ruins, but in recent years, the tradition of tissue was sufficient to maintain […]

The loom

  Since pre-Hispanic times, the loom is fundamental to the development of indigenous textiles of Mexico and other Latin American instrument. This loom consists of two horizontal and parallel strips fastened belt, warp of calls, which are placed at the ends of the upper beam urdimbre.El is fixed to a vertical element, be it a stick […]