Friends of the Ixchel Museum Current Bulletin
It is a great joy to collect huipils and other woven textiles, and a delight to showcase these treasures within the home as a method of keeping travel memories alive. These woven textiles are not only beautiful, but made with intricate designs and vibrant colors. They are considered an important cultural symbol to those who make, collect or purchase them as souvenirs during travels. If you are looking to display them in your home, there are several techniques you can use to exhibit their beauty, artistic value and cultural significance.
In this issue:
- Displaying Textiles in the Home
- In the Museum
- Maya Textiles: The Stories they tell
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Board of Directors
Ana-Maria V. Zaugg
Susan M. de Riojas
Loa P. Traxler
Emilie de Brigard
Elisa Maria Dyer de Fitzpatrick
Anne Hermann Lamborn
Margot Blum Schevill