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#Indigenous #Mayan women from #Chiapas, #Mexico have woven on #backstrap #looms for centuries. #empoweringthreads

This tweet was posted on September 27, 2017.

For centuries, women in San Andrés have woven textiles on backstrap looms, like those used in the Classic Maya Period. #empoweringthreads

This tweet was posted on October 05, 2017.

Join us for a special event this Saturday at 4:30! See a live display of backstrap loom weaving by Elvia Gómez López, president of Cooperativa Jolom Mayaetik. See our event page for more information: https://t.co/l24avXc1hR https://t.co/yDlovNAGXf

This tweet was posted on March 07, 2018.
 

Our exhibition on #Mayan artisans features textiles woven on #backstrap #looms. Wonder how they do it? Check it out https://t.co/VROtSOxIFz

This tweet was posted on October 20, 2017.

Our newest exhibition, "Empowering Threads: Textiles of Jolom Mayaetik," will feature this 8-foot-long loom!

This tweet was posted on August 10, 2017.

The backstrap loom is a simple device capable of producing exquisite textiles in the hands of a skilled weaver. #empoweringthreads

This tweet was posted on September 27, 2017.

Traditional #Mayan weaving is produced on the backstrap loom, a portable device that creates complex work in the hands of a skilled artisan.

This tweet was posted on August 25, 2017.

Women from Chiapas have woven on backstrap looms for centuries. Magdalena López López, a master artisan from the village of Bayalemó in San Andrés Larráinzar, is one of the Mayan women keeping the tradition alive. #EmpoweringThreads

This tweet was posted on February 27, 2018.