KT7_adj | A semiotic thread: Maya Traditions Foundation’s Textiles Tour in Guatemala

Synthetically-dyed ​
thread shop at the Santiago markets.

NB: Only the community of San Juan La Laguna dye their thread with plant-based dyes and some of the women there have the ability to spin thread. In Chuacruz, they spin the ixcaco thread (brown cotton). However, most of Maya Traditions’ products are made with purchased cotton thread. Image courtesy of Karen Tourney (a fellow traveller)

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