Textile Fiestas of Mexico: A Traveler’s Guide to Celebrations, Markets, and Smart Shopping (Paperback)

Textile Fiestas of Mexico: A Traveler’s Guide to Celebrations, Markets, and Smart Shopping By Sheri Brautigam Cover Image

Textile Fiestas of Mexico: A Traveler’s Guide to Celebrations, Markets, and Smart Shopping (Paperback)

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Winner:
2017 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards, Silver, Travel

This book, geared to independent-minded travelers, presents the most safe and accessible regional markets and artisan events in Mexico, with an emphasis on finding the finest quality traditional textiles and shopping ethically. Where and when to go, how to get around, what to look for at each location, how to judge quality—it’s all here, with abundant photographs and common-sense advice.
Sheri Brautigam has worked as a textile designer in San Francisco, as an English Language Fellow for the US Embassy in Mexico, and as a serious collector and purveyor of fine indigenous textiles from Mexico and other parts of Latin America. She sells collector-quality textiles through her online shop, Living Textiles of Mexico, and writes a blog, www.livingtextilesofmexico/wordpress.com
Product Details ISBN: 9780996447584
ISBN-10: 099644758X
Publisher: Thrums Books
Publication Date: October 1st, 2016
Pages: 120
Language: English
"Textile Fiestas of Mexico is a carnival for the senses, inviting travelers to explore the world of traditional and handmade textiles and crafts in many parts of Mexico." —Nancy Lorraine, Midwest Book Review

"Whether you want to go to a tempting textile sale in Michoacán, an indigenous market in Oaxaca, or a fair in the state of Chiapas, her new book will get you to some of the top textile venues in Mexico." —Christina Potters, mexicocooks.typepad.com