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 A plant ground to be used to make a bright red natural dye. Brilliance of colors from natural plants varies, according to the fullness of the moon at their time of harvest. 

A plant ground to be used to make a bright red natural dye. Brilliance of colors from natural plants varies, according to the fullness of the moon at their time of harvest. 

 Freshly picked algodón, or cotton.

Freshly picked algodón, or cotton.

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 details on a handwoven huipil in Santiago Atitlán, known for images of birds. 

details on a handwoven huipil in Santiago Atitlán, known for images of birds. 

 Doña Catalina weaving outsider her home in San Juan Cotzal. 

Doña Catalina weaving outsider her home in San Juan Cotzal. 

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 portrait of an artisan in San Pablo La Laguna. 

portrait of an artisan in San Pablo La Laguna. 

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 The daughter of an artisan in Santiago Atitlán practices her embroidery on a güipil, or traditional blouse.

The daughter of an artisan in Santiago Atitlán practices her embroidery on a güipil, or traditional blouse.

 Freshly dyed threads at a cooperative in San Juan La Laguna.

Freshly dyed threads at a cooperative in San Juan La Laguna.

 An artisan weaves on a backstrap loom outside a cooperative in Chukmuk. 

An artisan weaves on a backstrap loom outside a cooperative in Chukmuk. 

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 Doña Catalina pauses in her weaving to play with her grandson. 

Doña Catalina pauses in her weaving to play with her grandson. 

 Don Antonio leads a cooperative of artisans in Santiago Atitlán. 

Don Antonio leads a cooperative of artisans in Santiago Atitlán. 

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 A plant ground to be used to make a bright red natural dye. Brilliance of colors from natural plants varies, according to the fullness of the moon at their time of harvest. 
 Freshly picked algodón, or cotton.
IMG_9274.jpg
 details on a handwoven huipil in Santiago Atitlán, known for images of birds. 
 Doña Catalina weaving outsider her home in San Juan Cotzal. 
1P9A6064.jpg
 portrait of an artisan in San Pablo La Laguna. 
IMG_0290.jpg
 The daughter of an artisan in Santiago Atitlán practices her embroidery on a güipil, or traditional blouse.
 Freshly dyed threads at a cooperative in San Juan La Laguna.
 An artisan weaves on a backstrap loom outside a cooperative in Chukmuk. 
IMG_9180.jpg
IMG_3702.jpg
 Doña Catalina pauses in her weaving to play with her grandson. 
 Don Antonio leads a cooperative of artisans in Santiago Atitlán. 
1P9A3983.jpg
IMG_0017.jpg
IMG_0015.jpg
IMG_1092.jpg
IMG_1257.jpg
IMG_3637.jpg
IMG_1488.jpg
IMG_3474.jpg
IMG_8446.jpg
IMG_7491.jpg
IMG_7314.jpg
1P9A5454.jpg
IMG_6004.jpg

A plant ground to be used to make a bright red natural dye. Brilliance of colors from natural plants varies, according to the fullness of the moon at their time of harvest. 

Freshly picked algodón, or cotton.

details on a handwoven huipil in Santiago Atitlán, known for images of birds. 

Doña Catalina weaving outsider her home in San Juan Cotzal. 

portrait of an artisan in San Pablo La Laguna. 

The daughter of an artisan in Santiago Atitlán practices her embroidery on a güipil, or traditional blouse.

Freshly dyed threads at a cooperative in San Juan La Laguna.

An artisan weaves on a backstrap loom outside a cooperative in Chukmuk. 

Doña Catalina pauses in her weaving to play with her grandson. 

Don Antonio leads a cooperative of artisans in Santiago Atitlán. 

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