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Textile and Fiber Artist Galleries - South America

Weaving in the Andes
A woven journey to Peru.

Zapotec Rugs
The Zapotec have a long tradition of weaving in their culture.

One World
A commercial site that specializes in textiles from the Andean regions of Bolivia.

Maya Textiles
A visual essay of Mayan textiles that combines Mayan weaving, photography and text to present the culture and history of the people.

Mayan Hair Sashes
Colourful photos of Mayan backstrap weaving in Jacaltenango, Guatemala.

Olga Fisch Folklore
Olga Fisch, a Hungarian artist, recognized the vast potential of the folk artisans of Ecuador. The rug making process is described and the colourful rugs and tapestries show the creative talent of these textile artists.

Patagonia Gifts
Artisan Mapuche weavings and wall hangings spun on traditional spinning wheels (rueca) and dyed with vegetable dyes.

PicBil Weaving


Endangered Threads
Educational documentaries recording endangered indigenous art forms, especially those in imminent threat of disappearing due to global economic expansion and the resulting homogenization of cultures.

Weaving Looms – EBay Watch

 

Ebay Finds

Stripe Printed Multicolor Cotton Indian Decorative 44” Wide Fabric By The Yard - Current price: $3.95

White Polka Dot Print Fabric 42” Wide Cotton Dressmaking Indian Sew By The Yard - Current price: $3.95

Floral Printed Pink Cotton Fabric For Quilting 42” Wide Fabric By The Yard - Current price: $3.95

Paracord Bracelet Maker Loom Wristband Wrist 550 Parachute Cord Braid Jig Tools - Current price: $14.99

Deluxe Hand Weaving Loom and Hook - Current price: $15.20

Wholesale Lots 600pcs Rubber Band Loom Refill DIY Bracelet 24pcs Clips 14 colors - Current price: $1.69

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