Synopses & Reviews
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.