Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Rousso, Kathryn.

Title Maguey journey : discovering textiles in Guatemala / Kathryn Rousso
Published Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [2010]
Online access available from:
JSTOR eBooks    View Resource Record  
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription Collection    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 162 pages) : illustrations (some color), map
Contents The land of Maguey. Guatemala ; People of Maguey ; The western highlands ; The central highlands ; East and north -- The maguey to textile transformation. Maguey : the material ; Fiber extraction ; Colors and patterns ; Spinning fibers into strands ; From strand to product ; Maguey products and their uses -- The gift of life. Maguey economics ; Maguey in transition ; Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-153) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Agaves -- Utilization -- Guatemala.
Agaves -- Guatemala.
Hand weaving -- Guatemala.
Indian textile fabrics -- Guatemala.
Maya textile fabrics -- Guatemala.
Textile fabrics -- Guatemala.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010011678
ISBN 0816502277 (electronic bk.)
9780816502271 (electronic bk.)