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Author Rousso, Kathryn.

Title Maguey journey [electronic resource] : discovering textiles in Guatemala / Kathryn Rousso.

Imprint Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvi, 162 p. : ill. (some col.), map.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-153) and index.
Contents The land of Maguey. Guatemala ; People of Maguey ; The western highlands ; The central highlands ; East and north -- The maguey to textile transformation. Maguey : the material ; Fiber extraction ; Colors and patterns ; Spinning fibers into strands ; From strand to product ; Maguey products and their uses -- The gift of life. Maguey economics ; Maguey in transition ; Conclusion.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Textile fabrics -- Guatemala.
Maya textile fabrics -- Guatemala.
Indian textile fabrics -- Guatemala.
Hand weaving -- Guatemala.
Agaves -- Guatemala.
Agaves -- Utilization -- Guatemala.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780816526987 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0816526982 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780816502271 (electronic bk.)

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