|Art Crafted from
Handwoven Textiles, Tierra Wools, Inc.
Handwoven Textiles, Jose Isabel Quiroz Garcia
Industrial Technology and Traditional Knowledge
is a fiber extracted from the lechugilla plant and used
to weave hammocks, rugs, and bags. The Department of
Ecology of the State Government of Coahuila is
encouraging people to work by offering scholarships to
learn this skill and by helping to support family-run
workshops. Craftsman José Isabel Quiroz learned how to
weave ixtle from his father, who still works with him.
Quirozs wife puts the finishing touches on the
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Click here to learn about the steps involved in preparing ixtle for weaving.Then hit the back button to return this site.
|Del Ixtle a la Artesania
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