By Walter (Chip) F. Morris, Jr. and Carol Karasik,
Photography by Janet Schwartz
Paperback | 224 Pages
Winner of the 2016 Benjamin Franklin Gold Award for excellence in editorial content, photography, and design!
Destined to be the definitive guide to the history, meaning, and evolution of Chiapas textiles from pre-Columbian royal raiment to the latest manifestations of ancient symbols and styles. Chiapas hosts one of the country’s largest indigenous populations with a strong cultural identify. Chip Morris’s well trained and observant eyes on the fabrics, techniques, designs, and colors that make the region one of the finest and most varied living textiles histories in the world provide a rich cultural history. Maya Threads is the ultimate sourcebook for anyone interested in the culture and history of Chiapas, Mexico.