Maya Textiles from the Guatemalan Highlands
June 5 to September 17, 2005
The Goldstein Museum of Design


fig. Young weaver from San Antonio Palopo. Photo by Richard Nelson.

The exhibition presents highlights of the culture of Maya people who continue to wear their traditional dress, or traje, with pride. Guatemala is one of the few places on earth where traditional textile arts from ancient cultures survive.

The presented clothing and textiles are all from the collection of Richard Nelson.... next>>>