We specialise in mounting exhibitions of Maya life and dress.
Please contact us to discuss the range of material we offer.
Sample exhibition available to hire:
- Textiles Traditions & Trade: The Changing Role of Guatemalan Maya Women Today
28 wooden models are arranged in 7 scenes with back-up accessories showing women at work in village co-operatives, at market, and in the religious organisations. The average scene requires a space of about 2.5 X 2.5 metres. 51 related textiles are provided for hanging on dowels. Also included are 12 illustrated boards with general information on the Maya Indians of Guatemala (approx. 61 x 92cm). The tableaux and textiles are accompanied by explanations and 14 framed photographs.
Examples of Hanging Textiles:
Example of Scene 1: The European Style Embroideries of the Quezaltenango Area
Examples of Illustrated Boards: