Please forgive the obvious self-promotion here, but it is hard not to be jumping up and down! Three-plus years ago, I began this blog as well as a book project. As noted my first blog article (Why?) I have worked voluntarily at Wikipedia for 11+ years but found it has limitations... I can publish there … Continue reading My first book! See details inside!
Perhaps one of the most iconic handcrafts of Mexico... and one of the most misunderstood. It appears in books, movies (especially Westerns) and in its bastardized "blanket" form, in countless tourist-trap markets. It is a men's garmed with both indigenous and European origins, a fusion of the two textile traditions. One the indigenous side, its … Continue reading Sarapes