Textiles

Discover how various groups of women have kept alive the process of dying yarns using native plants. Visitors can learn how the dyes are extracted and used to create beautiful textiles. In addition, visitors can experience the delicate woven pieces made from reused fabric yarns. Through both of these unique styles of textiles, visitors can become more aware of Tz’utujil traditions. All these products are made on either the backstrap loom, called telar de cintura, or standing loom, called telar de pie.

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