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Books for Sale and References: Mayan and Guatemalan Textiles and Culture 

Our book list focuses on just a small part of today's Mayan culture: Textiles and Dress, ,  Living Mayan Culture,  and Historical Mayan Culture   If you are interested in other aspect of the culture we will be gradually putting links to major sources of information on other aspects of the culture below.  

We also carry children's books about Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua and the Mayan culture:  to Children's Books

 

Name and Author

(alphabetically by author)

Price
Mayan Textiles & Weaving Crafts 
 
  From Guatemala, Southern Mexico and Central America 
Threads of Identity2.JPG (44238 bytes) ³Threads of Identity: Maya Costume of the 1960's in Highland Guatemala;  Patricia B. Altman,  and Caroline D. West.  

more    (CP, M)*  

$40.00

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³Guatemalan Textiles Today: The Art and Techniques of Weaving, Dyeing, Spinning, Crocheting, Looping, and Netting Guatemala Guatemala Today, Marilyn, Anderson, 1978 $35.00

(used hardback, like new condition)

 

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³Cofradia, Mayan Ceremonial Clothing from Guatemala;   Linda Asturias de Barrios, Rosario Miralbes de Polanco

more    (CP, M)*

$28.00
(new paperback, light shelfwear)
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Comalapa, Native Dress and its Significance.JPG (95553 bytes) ³Comalapa: Native Dress and its Significance; Linda Asturias de Barios 1985.

more    (CP, M)*

$38.00
(new paperback, light shelfwear)
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Santa Maria de Jesus, Costume and Cofradia.JPG (57769 bytes)

 ³Santa Maria de Jesus: Costume and Cofradia Linda Asturias de Barrios, Barbara Knoke de Arathoon, Idalma Mejia de Rodas and Rosario Miralbes de Polanco.  1991

more   (CP, M)*

$48.00
(used paperback, fine, light shelfwear)
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11ab.JPG (121215 bytes) ³Maya Culture & Costume: A Catalogue of the Taylor Museum's E.B. Ricketson Collection of Guatemalan Textiles;  Christine Conte with assistance of Jonathan Batkin and Cathy Wright, 1984 

(CP, E)*

$14.95
(paperback)

2492.JPG (45014 bytes) ³Costumes and Weavings of the Zoque Indians of Chiapas, Mexico, Donald Bush Cordry and Dorothy M. Cordry, Southwest Museum Papers #15, Oct 1941, 130 pages  $15.00 
( new paperback)

³Vestido con El Sol. Textiles Tradicionales de / Traditional Textiles from Mexico - Guatemala - Panama, Dawson, Douglas and Maricela Garcia Vargas, Published by Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, 1990. 34 pp.

$8.00
(new paperback)
³[Film] Saving the Weavers: Small Assistance Programs for Maya Women in Highland Guatemala, Endangered Threads Documentaries. 2010  [DVD] DVD
$20.00
³Threads Breaking the Silence: Stories of the Women of the CPR-Sierra From the Civil War in Guatemala / Hilos Rompiendo el Silencio: Historias Sobre Las Mujeres de La CPR-Sierra del la Guerra Civil en Guatemala, Compiled by Ramelle Gonzales, 2005, 163 pages $20.00
(new paperback)
1843.JPG (237206 bytes) ³Identity in Cloth: Continuity and Survival in Guatemalan TextilesBeverly Gordon with Mary Ann Fitzgerald. Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection, University of Wisconsin. 1992. 38pp (E.)*  $26.00
(new paperback)
24a0.JPG (602165 bytes) ³The Unbroken Thread: Conserving the Textile Traditons of Oaxaca, Kathryn Klein (editor), 1997, 162 pages, $45.00
(new hardback)  
1845.JPG (272795 bytes) ³Mayan Clothing and Weaving Through the Ages.  Barbara Knoke de Arathoon, Nacie L. Gonzalez and John M. Willemsen Devlin (Editors English Edition) Linda Asturias de Barrios and Dina Fernandez Garcia (Editors seperate Spanish Edition, 1992), Museo Ixhel, Guatemala, Guatemala. 1999  
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ethnological reference on Mayan weaving prior to conquest and its impact, M, CP)* 
$54.00
(new paperback, light shelfwear)

out of stock

 

Birds and Thorns: Textile Designs of San Martin Sacatepequez,

Mathew Looper and Thomas Tolles (drawings), 2004, 77 pp

 
$46.50

(used paperback -good condition)
Weavers of the Jade Needle Textiles of Higland Guatemala.JPG (153179 bytes) ³Weavers of the Jade Needle: Textiles of Highland Guatemala; Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, 1976 , 20 pp

more       (W, P)*

$10.00
(new pamphlet )
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Tzute and Hierarchy in Solola,.JPG (83526 bytes) ³Tzute and Hierarchy in Solola; Guisela Mayen de Castellanos with the collaboration of Idalma Mejia de Rodas and final chapter by Linda Asturias de Barrios, 1988  (condition, new but shelf-worn)

more       (CP, M)*

$34.00

(new paperback, light shelfwear)
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Change in Colotenango, Costume, Migration and Hierarchy.JPG (52077 bytes)

 

³Change in Colotenango: Costume, Migration and Hierarchy; Idalma Mejia de Roas and Rosario Mairalbes de Polanco, 1989

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$34.00
(new paperback, light shelfwear) sh

250f.JPG (226124 bytes) ³The Women of Candelaria, Mary Richardson Miller, Pomogranate Books, 1996, 128 pages $15.00
(new paperback)
 

 

Zunil.JPG (50280 bytes) ³Zunil: Costume and Economy; Rosario Miralbes de Polanco; Eugenia Saenz de Tejada. Idalma Mejia de Rodas.  1996

more     (CP, M)*

$38.00

(new paperback, light shelfwear)
sh

 

³Indian Crafts of Guatemala and El Salvador. Lilly de Jongh Osborn, University Oklahoma Press, Norman. 1965, 278 pages.  (Out of print) $25.00
 
(used paperback in good condition - may be ex-library)
1849.JPG (325434 bytes) ³ Maya of Guatemala: Life and Dress/Maya de Guatemala: Vida y Traje; Carmen L. Pettersen. Second Edition. Ixchel Museum, Guatemala. 1976.  274 pages. Includes wonderful watercolor paintings of women and interesting narrative about the different villages, in both English & Spanish 
(60 full-page beautiful watercolor paintings, M)* 

  

$54.00

(used book in good condition with dust-jacket, may be x-library) 
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³Maguey Journey: Discovering Textiles in Guatemala, Kathryn Rousso, 2010,  163 pp. $17.50
(new paperback)

 

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³ A Century of Change in Guatemalan Textiles, Ann Pollard Rowe. The Center for Inter-American Relations. 1981  (E, CP, M)

$32.00
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1844.JPG (272889 bytes) ³ Backstrap Weaving: Step-by-step techniques on one of the oldest and most versatile looms. Barbara Tabor and Marilyn Anderson.Watson-Gupill Publications, New York. 1975. 160 pp. (W. P.)*   

(used, may be ex library)

out of stock

You may also want to check out some great books on Mayan Textiles and Weaving we have for sale on the

 Terra Experience Children's Book Page

Click on picture for more information and to order

(they are good stories and have information that adults and youth can both enjoy)

Children's Book on Textiles to Check out (click on for more information)

 Paintings
 
 
20e7.JPG (114598 bytes) ³Andres Curruchich, Lucecia Cofino de Prera, Museo Izchel, Guatemala, 2000, 20 pages  $20.00
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2ca0.JPG (108978 bytes) ³La Pintura de Lago Atitlan, Paola Garcia, Guatemala, 1998, 68 pages (in Spanish) $18.00
(paperback)
2ca4.JPG (272523 bytes) ³Arte Naif, Guatemala UNESCO, Linda Asturias de Barrios, Roberto Cabrera Padilla, Claudia Dary Fuentes, Lucrecia Mendez de Penedo,  1998, 214 pages (in Spanish) $60.00
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2cab.JPG (255372 bytes) ³Art Naive, Guatemala: Contemporary Guatemalan Mayan Paintings; Linda Asturias de Barrios, Roberto Cabrera Padilla, Claudia Dary Fuentes, Lucrecia Mendez de Penedo,  UNESCO, 2001, 203 pages (abbreviated bilingual edition) $65.00
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2ca3.JPG (246613 bytes) ³Introduccion al Arte Naif, Guatemalteco; Claudio Gonzalez, Blanca Estela Alvarado, Oscar Perdomo, UNESCO, 2000, 56 pages (in Spanish) $20.00
(paperback)
out of stock
Living Mayan Culture    
³The Lake Atitlan Reference Guide: The Definitive Eco-Cultural Guidebook on Lake Atitlan,  Richard Morgan Szybist, 2004, 100 pages $18.00

(new paperback),

$25.00

(new paperback), signed by author

 

2d64.JPG (227873 bytes) ³Favorite Recipes from Guatemala, Laura Lynn Woodward, Angelika Bauer (illustrations), 1999, 80 pages  $12.00
(new paperback)
out of stock
24b6.JPG (111508 bytes) ³The Return of the Maya, Thomas Hoepker, Dewi Lewis Publishing, 1998, 146 pages   (Out of Print--Limited Availability)
$20.00
(hardback, like new, may have remainder mark)
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*I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala, Rigoberta Menchu, Elisabeth Burgos-Debray (editor) and Ann Wright (translation), (1983). 252 pp. ---  [Living Mayan Culture] [Civil War & Mayan Experience] $8.50

(used paperback in good condition)

³Tecpan Guatemala: A Modern Maya Town in Global and Local Context  Edward F. Fischer and Carol Hendrickson, 2003, 164 pages ($65 list price) $35.00
(hardback, like new, no dustcover, may have remainder mark)
³The Mysterious Maya, George Stuart and Gene Stuart, Published by National Geographic Society, 1977, 200 pages  used hardback, good condition

$10.00

Historical Mayan Culture     
25c6.JPG (136070 bytes) ³Everyday Life of the Maya, Ralp Whitlock, NY, 1976, 175 pages
$12.00

(hardback, like new, may have remainder mark)

25c3.JPG (243267 bytes) ³The Lords of Tikal: Rulers of An Ancient Maya City, Peter D. Harrison, 1999, 208 pages ($60.00 list price) $35.00
(hardback, like new, may have remainder mark)

out of stock
* Key
BW   Black & White Photos

C      Good book for children
CP    Lots of color photos
ET    Ethnographic Study


E       Exhibit Catalogue
M      Info. about Mayan Culture & Textiles
PD     Includes some patterns & designs
W      Weaving technique descriptions   

 
 

Books to Check for at Your Library on Mayan Textiles, Crafts, Culture and Lives

֍ Indicates a book that I have for sale on the website (click on hyperlink to get to) or often have a spare copy that I would be willing to  - if interested in once of these titles, contact me at  lynn@terraexperience.com  

Mayan Textiles & Weaving Crafts from Guatemala, Southern Mexico and Central America 

֍ Altman, Patricia B.,  and Caroline D. Wes, Threads of Identity: Maya Costume of the 1960's in Highland Guatemala, Fowler Museum of Cultural History, Univ. of Cal, LA, 189 (M, CP) *

֍ Anderson, Marilyn. Guatemalan Textiles Today. Watson-Guptill Publications, New York. 1978, 200 pp  (W, PD)*A

֍Angel, Felix, A legacy of the Gods, Textiles and Woodcarvings From Guatemala, Exhibition Catalogue, October 15, 1998 to January 15, 1999, Museo Ixchel de Traje Indigena de Guatemala, Guatemala City, 1998, 36 pp. *

֍Ardren, Traci. Flowers for the Earth Lord: Guatemala Textiles from the Permanent Collection. Lowe Art Museum University of Miami, Coral Gables FL 2006  164 pp (E, M, CP, in Spanish and English) *

֍ Asturias de Barios, Linda, Comalapa: Native Dress and its Significance;  Ixchael Museum Publications, 1985. (M, ET, CP) *

֍ Asturias de Barrios, Linda,  Knoke de Arathoon, Barbara, Rosario Maralbes dePolanco, translated by Ava Navin; Santa Maria de Jesus: Costume and Cofradia, Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena, Guatemala, Guatemala.  1991, 147 pp. (CP)*

֍ Linda Asturias de Barrios, Idalma Mejia d Rodas, y Rosario Miralbes de Polanco,  Cofradia, Mayan Ceremonial Clothing from Guatemala, Ixchael Museum Publications, Guatemala, Guatemala, 1993. 48 pp. *

֍Asturias de Barrios, Linda, Idalma Jejia de Rodas, Rosario Miralbes de Polanco, Sergio Francisco Romero, Rebeca Rubio, Cuyuscate: El algodon cafe en la tradicion textil de Guatemala. Serie Tejidos de Guatemala, Volumen 2, Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena, Guatemala, Guatemala 1997, 99 pp. *

Atwater, Mary M. Guatemala Visited, February - March 1946, Reprinted April 1965 as Shuttle Craft Guild Monograph Fifteen. Distributed by Craft and Hobby Book Service Big Sur, CA 1965 (W, PD)*

Barrios, Lina E., Hierba Montanas y El Arbol de la Vida en San Pedro Scatepequez Guatemala: Estudio aproximativo de su indumentaria tradicional. Ediciones Del Museo Ixchel, Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena de Guatemala.  1983, 75 pp. *

֍Berlow, Janet Catherine, Maya Textiles of Highland Guatemala, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1982 *

Bertrand, Regis and Danielle Magne. The Textiles of Guatemala. Studio Editions, London. 1991. 96 pp (CP, PD)*

Bjerregaard, Lena, Techniques of Guatemalan Weaving. Van Nostrand Reinhold. New York. 1977. (W, PD)*

Chandler, Deborah  and Teresa Cordón, Traditional Weavers of Guatemala: Their Stories, Their Lives, by , with 200+ photos by Joe Coca, Thrums Books.

Chandler, Deborah and Ray Senuk, Guatemalan Woven Wealth: Preserving a Rich Textile Tradition, Friendship Bridge 2009

֍ Conte, Christine with assistance of Jonathan Batkin and Cathy Wright, Maya Culture & Costume: A Catalogue of the Taylor Museum's E.B. Ricketson Collection of Guatemalan Textiles; Taylor Museum, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO 120 pp 1984  (E, BW, M)  *

Cordry, Donald Bush and Dorothy M. Cordry, "Costumes and Weaving of the Zoque Indians of Chiapas, Mexico" Southwest Museum Papers #15, Southwest Museum, LA, CA., 1941, 130 pp. *

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Guatemalan Textiles from the Collection of Patsy and Raymond D. Nasher: March 31 - June 14, 1987,  6 pp.*

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Coastal Color: Textiles from Guatemala's Pacific Goothills.  July 16-September 14, 1980, 16 pp*

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Maya Miniatures and OtherTextiles for the Saints. November 19 1985- January 19, 1986, 24 pp.*

֍ Dawson, Douglas, Vestido Con el Sol: Traditional Textiles from Mexico, Guatemala and Panama/Textiles Tradicionales De Mexico, Guatemala y Panama, June 8 -Sept 16, 1990, Mexico Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago Il 1990, 34 pp (E, EP)*

de Koose, Barbara Balchin, and Liliana Batres. Guatemalan Native Costumes. pamphlet, Series Conozcamos numbero 7, Guatemala Guatemala. 1990. 12 pp (CP)*

Deuss, Krystyna. Indian Costumes from Guatemala. Second Edition Chas. Goater & Son. Nottingham. 1981, 72 pp (CP, M, PD)*

Dieseldorff, Herbert Quirin.  X Balam Que, El Pajaro Sol: El Traje Regional de Coban. Ediciones del Museo Ixchel No 2, Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena de Guatemala. 1984. *

Dieterich, Mary G., Jon T. Erickson and Erin Younger; Guatemalan Costumes: The Heard Museum Collection.  Heard Museum. 1979, 95 pp. (E, CP, M, W)* 

Fisher, Nora, Malinda Elliott, Daniel Martinez, and James R. Pahl, Beyond Boundaries, Highland Maya Dress at the museum of International Folk Art, 1984. Museum of New Mexico, 1984, 40 pp.*

Foxx, Jeffrey Jay, and Margot Blum Schevill, The Maya Textile Tradition, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., NY, NY, 232 pp (CP, M) *

֍Galeria Guatemala, Trajes indigenas de Guatemala, Festival Colclorico de Coban, Alta Verapaz, Ano12, No 36, Published by Editorial Galeria Guatemala, Ciudad de Guatemala , 2009 *

֍Galeria Guatemala, Textiles Patrimonia Cultural de Guatemala, Alta Verapaz, Ano13, No 37, Published by Editorial Galeria Guatemala, Ciudad de Guatemala . 2010 *

Garrett, Wilbur E (Editor) and Kenneth Garret (photos). La Ruta Maya, in National Geographic Vol. 175, No. 4 October 1989. (CP, M)*

֍ Gonzales, Ramelle, Threads Breaking the Silence: Stories of the Women of the CPR-Sierra From the Civil War in Guatemala / Hilos Rompiendo el Silencio: Historias Sobre Las Mujeres de La CPR-Sierra del la Guerra Civil en Guatemala, 2005, 163 pages 2005, 163 pages *

Goodman, Frances Schaill Goodman, The Embroidery of Mexico and Guatemala. 1976.Charles Scribner's Sons, NY, NY,  1976. 81 pp (CP, BW, PD, M)*

Gordon, Beverly with Mary Ann Fitzgerald. Identity in Cloth: Continuity and Survival in Guatemalan Textiles. Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection. The Regents of the University of Wisconsin System. Madison, WI. 1993, 38 pp  (E)*

Greenfield, Patricia Marks. Weaving Generations Together: Evolving Creativity in the Maya of Chiapas. A School of American Research Resident Scholar Book, Santa Fe, NM. 2004. 200 pp. *

Guerrero, Cheryl, Kathleen Mossman Vitale, Manuela & Experanza: The Art of Maya Weaving (DVD), Endangered Threads Documentaries. *

Hassler, Gitta, Maya-Textilien aus Guatemala: Kleider fur die Seele, Volkerkundemuseum der Universitat Zurich, 2006, 240 (in German, CP, M ) *

Hecht, Ann. Textiles from Guatemala, University of Washington Press, Seattle, WA 88pp (CP, M) *

Holsbeke, Mireille and Julia Montoya, Tejidos Mayas - El rostro de palabras y los pensamientos tejidos - Chiapas y Guatemala, Etnografisch Museum, Cholsamaj, Guatemala, Guatemala. 1994,  pp. 158  *

Holsbeke, Mireille, Julia Montoya, Robert S Carlsen, Ruwa KemtzijKemon taz tzij na'oj = Low Tejidos Mayas, 2 Volumes,  Etnografisch Museum (Antwerp, Belgium); Centre Cultural de Caixa Girona Fontana d'Or.; et al  *

֍ Jenness, Aylette and Lisa W. Kroeber.  A life of Their Own: An Indian Family in Latin America, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, NY, NY,  1975. 134 pp. (M, C, B&W,  good overview of family life for Jr. and Sr. High age)*

֍ Klein, Kathryn (ed.), The Unbroken Thread: Conserving the Textile Traditions of Oaxaca. The Getty Conservation Institute. Los Angeles. 1997 (CP, M)*

֍ Knoke de Arathoon,  Barbara , Nacie L. Gonzalez and John M. Willemsen Devlin (Editors English Edition) Linda Asturias de Barrios and Dina Fernandez Garcia (Editors Spanish Edition, 1992), Mayan Clothing and Weaving Through the Ages. Museo Ixhel, Guatemala, Guatemala. 1999, 172 pp  *

Knoke de Arathoon and Rosario Miralbes de Polanco, Guide to the Ixchel Museum of Indigenous Dress, 2006. 48 pp *

Knoke de Arathoon, Barbara , translated by Jennifer H. de Keller: Un esbozo hisotico sobre tocados y chachales mayas de Guatemala:  A Historical Outline of the Maya Headresses and Chachales of Guatemala, Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena, Guatemala, Guatemala. 2000, 42 pp. (PD, CP, bilingual)*

Knoke, Barbara, and Ray Senuk, Embroidery: Stitches that Unite Cultures,  Museo Ixchel, Guatemala, Guatemala. 2010. 120 pp. 

Lemos, Pedro J. (editor), Guatemala Art Crafts. The Davis Press Inc., Worcester, MA, 1941. 40 pp (B&W, M)*

֍Looper, Matthew and Thomas Tolles (drawings), Birds and Thorns: Textile Design of San Martin Sacatepequez. Editorial Antigua, S.A. Guatemala,  2004, 77 pp (CP, M)*

Mayen de Castellanos, Guisela, Tzute and Hierarchy in Sololo. Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena, Guatemala, Guatemala, 1988, 156 pp. *

Mejia de Roas,  Idalma  and Rosario Mairalbes de Polanco. Change in Colotenango: Costume, Migration and Hierarchy. 1989, Ediciones Del Museo Ixchel, 142 pp (CP, M)*

֍Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Vestido Con el Sol: Textiles Tradicionales de/Traditional Textiles from Mexico, Guatemala,  Panama  *

֍ Miller, Mary Richardson. The Women of Candelaria. Pomegranate Artbooks, San Francisco. 1996 128 pp (CP, M)*

֍ Miralbes de Polanco, Rosario, Eugenia Saenz de Tejada, Idalma Jejia de Rodas.  Zunil: Costume and Economy, Revised Edition. Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena de Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala., 1991, 165 pp.*

Miralbes de Polanco, Rosario, Guisela Mayen, Trajes de San Juan Sacatepequez y San Raymundo: Catalogo de piezas seleccionadas de la coleccion del Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena. Serie: Tejidos de Guatemala Vol 1, 1991, Ediciones del Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena, Guatemala, Guatemala, 1991, 112 pp. *

Mirabes de Polanco, Rosario, Magia y Misteriodel Jaspe, Nudos Que Encierran Figuras, 2003. 19 pp.

Morales Hidalgo, Italo. U Cayibal Atziak: Images in Guatemalan Weavings. Four Ahau Press, Guatemala. Second Edition, 1990 (P)*

Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena, Mayan Clothing of Guatemala (13 minute video), Guatemala, Guatemala. 1994.*

֍Neutze de Rugg, Carmen. Disenos en Los Tejidos Indigenas de Guatemala. Piedro Santa, Guatemala, Guatemala. 1986. 108 pp.*

֍Odland, J. Claire. Fashioning Tradition: Maya Hupiles in the Field Museum Collections, Publication 1538, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL, April 17, 2006. 68 pp.*

O'Neale, Lila M.  Textiles of Highland Guatemala. Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, D.C., 1945. 319 pp & illustrations.*

֍ Osborn, Lilly de Jongh. Indian Crafts of Guatemala and El Salvador. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman OK, 1965. 278 pp.*

֍ Pettersen, Carmen L. Maya. of/de Guatemala: Life and Dress/Vida y Traje. Second Edition. Ixchel Museum, Guatemala. 1976  (beautiful watercolor drawings, M)*

Randall, Jeanne L. and Edwin M. Shook, Bibliography of Mayan Textiles/ Bibliographia sobre Tejidos Mayas,

Rowe, Ann Pollard. A Century of Change in Guatemalan Textiles. The Center for Inter-American Relations. 1981  (E, CP, M)*

Sayer, Chloe Sayer. Mexican Patterns: A Design Source Book. Portland House, New York. 1990  (CP, P)*

֍Sayer, Chloe Sayer. Arts and Crafts of Mexico, Chronicle Books, SF. CA. 1990, 160 pp  *

֍Sayer, Chloe Sayer. , Textiles from Mexico. University of Washington Press, Seatle. 2002, 88 pp  *

Schevill, Margo Blum, Evolution in textile design from the highlands of Guatemala., The Occasional Papers: Number 1, Lowie Museum of Anthropology, University of CA, Berkeley 1985. 79 pp.*

Schevill, Margot,  Costume as Communication. Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Brown University, Bristol. RI, 1986, 138 pp. *

Schevill, Margo Blum and Janet Catherine Berlo and Edward B. Dwyer. Textile Traditions of Mesoamerica and the Andes: An Anthology. Garland Publishing., INC. NY, NY. 1991. 503 pp (M, ET)*

Schevill, Margo Blum. Maya Textiles of Guatemala: The Gustavus A. Eisen Collection, 1902, the Hearst Museum of Anthropology, The University of California at Berkeley. University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas. 1993, 295 pp (M)* 

Schevill, Margot Blum, and Kathleen Mossman Vitale, A Century of Color: Maya Weaving & Textiles (DVD), Endangered Threads Documentaries, 2007.

Shaughnessy, Roxana,  Maya Testiles from Guatemala: Ancestry and Artistry/Heritage Ancestral et Artisanat Les Textiles Maya du Guatemala. Textiles Museum of Canada, May 29-October 13, 2013.  Textile Museum of Canada, 2013, 120 pp.*

Skoglun, Margaret. Maya Textiles from the Raymon E. Senuk Collection and Exhibition at the Angel Mounds State Historic Site. University of Southern Indiana. 1996.  approx 25 pp (E, CP)*

Sperlich, Norber and Elizabeth Katz Sperlich. Guatemalan Backstrap Weaving.  University of Oklahoma Press. 1980. 176 pp (W, P, CP)*

֍ Start, Laura E., The McDougall Collection of Indian Textiles from Guatemala and Mexico, Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, 3rd printing 1980, (original printing 1948),  114 pp & photos.*

Stout, Carol, , Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, Unversity of New Mexico, Aluquerque, NM. 1976    *

֍ Taber, Barbara and Marilyn Anderson., Backstrap Weaving: Step-by-step techniques on one of the oldest and most versatile looms. Watson-Gupill Publications, New York. 1975. 160 pp. (W. P.)*

Tokyo Kasei University. Resplandor de colores: Trajes indigenas Mayas de Guatemala. Tokyo Kasei University Japan, 1998. 168 pp (CP, in Japanese) *

Tohveri, Pia, Weaving with the Maya: Innovation and Tradition in Guatemala, 2012, 196 pp. *

Vecchiato, Gianni. Guatemala Rainbow. Pomegranate Artbooks, San Francisco, CA. (CP)*

֍ Ventura, Carol Ann. Mayan Hair Sahes Backstrap Woven in Jacaltenango, Guatemala. , Cookeville, TN.  2002 (PD, W, CP) Bilingual paperback version and neat web site available at:  http://plato.ess.tntech.edu/cventura/backstraploom.htm **

Webkunst Maya aus Guatemala (German Edition), Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim, und Verlag Philpp von Zabern, Germanay, 1992. 89 pp. (in German)

Weitlaner-Johnson, Irmgard. Mexican Indian Folk Designs: 252 Motifs from Textiles. Dover Publications. New York, 1993. (P)*

Wood, Josesphine and LIlly de Jongh Osborne, Indian Costumes of Guatemala, .Akademische Druck, Austria. 1966, 155 pp.*

*Zeik de Rodriguez, Judy and Zeik, Nona M. Weaving on a Backstrap Loom.  Hawthorn Books, New York. 1978, 189 (W, PD)*

Weavers, their culture, and the socioeconomic impact of Weaving:

Annis, Sheldon. God and Production in a Guatemalan Town. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX. 1987, 197 pp (M, ET-San Antonio Aguas Calientes, Guatemala)*

Ehlers, Tracy Bachrach. Silent Looms:  Women and Production in a Guatemalan Town. Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado. 1990 177 pp. (M. ET-San Pedro Sacatepequez, Guatemala)*

Hendrickson, Carol. Weaving Identities: Construction of Dress and Self in a Highland Guatemala Town. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX  1995. 245 pp (M, ET- Tecpan, Guatemala)*

Nash, June (editor). Crafts in the World Market, University of  New York Press, Albany, NY. 1993. 264 pp (M, ET-San Antonio Polopo, Santiago Atitlan, San Antonio Aguas Calientes, and refuge camps Guatemala) *

Nash, Manning. Machine Age Maya:  The Industrialization of a Guatemalan Community. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 1965 2nd edition. 155 pp (M, ET- Cantel, Guatemala)*

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Work in progress (someday I may list the references I keep on other topics below)

Living Mayan Culture:

Guatemalan Civil War

Anderson, Marilyn and Jonathan Garlock. Granddaughters of Corn: portraits of Guatemala Women. Curbstone Press. Willimantic, CT. 1988, 124 pp (M, beautiful black and white photos and a difficult message from the Guatemalan civil war)*

Guatemala's Environment and Natural Areas

Mayan Anthropology

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