Textile Fiestas of Mexico
A Traveler’s Guide to Celebrations, Markets, and Smart Shopping
Wander through marketplaces of remote villages in Chiapas, dance with pineapple-laden girls in Oaxaca City, and parade with locals through the streets of Uruapan at the Palm Sunday Fair—all in search of traditional textiles. Textiles Fiestas of Mexico is at once a celebration of Mexican folklife and a practical guide to finding the best collector textiles in the country.
Textile Fiestas of Mexico offers smart advice on where to go and how to get there, focusing on safety and comfort for visitors who don’t want the stresses and schedules of traditional tour groups. Brautigam shares insider tips from her extensive travels in Mexico and her expert textile knowledge, including a guide for ethical shopping. Her vibrant photographs illustrate the adventure and will inspire you to travel along.
200 color photographs, map, glossary, and index