A Legacy of Gods: Textiles and Woodcarvings

Oct 1998
Fifty-six 20th century Mayan objects in fabric and wood from private collections and the permanent collection of the IDB, including photo enlargements of watercolors of indigenous costume by Carmen de Lind Pettersen on permanent exhibition at the Ixchel Museum of Indigenous Clothing in Guatemala City. Textiles included huipiles for daily and ceremonial use, sashes and wraps. Woodcarvings by anonymous artists included masks, toys and religious figurines.