TEXTILES OF HIGHLAND GUATEMALA. Guatemala, Lila O'Neale.

TEXTILES OF HIGHLAND GUATEMALA.

Washington, D.C. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1945. 319 pages of text, 75 pages of drawings by Lucretial Nelson and 130 photographic illustrations. 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches. Printed wrappers; minor creases to spine. With the signature of W. W. Hill on the front cover. Item #2839


First edition, in original condition. The premier study on the textile designs of this modern Maya culture. In 1936, O'Neale spent four and a half months in Guatemala. In this seminal work she describes the dress of men, women and children from 104 highland villages. Professor O'Neale, a noted anthropologist, also did major publications on Yukon-Karok Basket Weavers and early Peruvian fabrics.

Price: $250.00

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