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Preserving Zapotec Weaving Practices

Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Geological Lecture Hall, Cambridge MA

May 21 2019
Preserving Zapotec Weaving Practices

Porfirio Gutiérrez will examine the rich history of Zapotec weaving from the perspective of its practitioners. He will also discuss his studio’s role in preserving and promoting the use of natural dyes in his community and abroad.

Porfirio Gutiérrez, Zapotec Master Dyer and Textile Artist
The town of Teotitlán Del Valle in the Mexican state of Oaxaca is renowned for its weaving traditions and its importance as a Zapotec cultural center. Porfirio Gutiérrez will examine the rich history of Zapotec weaving from the perspective of its practitioners. He will also discuss his studio’s role in preserving and promoting the use of natural dyes in his community, and abroad, using pigments derived from plants and

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Geological Lecture Hall

24 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138

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