Caveat Emptor: The Misrepresentation of Historic Maya Textiles

Berlo, Janet Catherine; Senuk, Raymond E.
March 1985
Archaeology;Mar/Apr85, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p84
Addresses the issue of misrepresentations of early-20th century Maya textiles. Increase in the number of collectors of native Maya textiles; Enthusiasm given to exhibits of Guatemalan weaving; Illegality of collecting most archaeological objects; Appearance of old-style ceremonial blouses said to be from the village of Chuarrancho in 1983.


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