Maya of Chalchihuitán and Pantelhó

Chalchihuitán and Pantelhó are Tzotzil Maya communities on the tropical edge of the Chiapas Highlands. The nearest market is in the town of Chenalhó, and weavers from Chalchihuitán and Pantelhó have begun to innovate with designs seen at the Chenalhó market.

Chalchihuitán Textile Design

(above) Detail of Chalchihuitán huipil showing Dog's Paw brocade design.

Pantelhó Textile Design

(above) Detail of huipil showing Pantelhó Toad brocade design.

Maya of Highland Chiapas

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