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.