Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena, Guatemala City
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Admire an elaborate display of indigenous Guatemalan clothing and textiles at Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena. The museum features an impressive collection of different hand-woven fabrics originating from 120 highland villages, some of which date back to the 19th century. Also on display are various sculptures, photographs, and paintings, including works by Andres Curruchich, a prominent Guatemalan folk painter. Understand how the fabrics are made through interactive weaving displays and educational videos. Take a break at the cafe, then browse for souvenirs at the bookstore and gift shop. Make Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena part of your personalized Guatemala City itinerary using our Guatemala City tourist route planner.
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  • A very fine collection of Guatemala's most beautiful costumes This country is well-known for the elegance of the design and weaving of the traje (the every-day costumes that the indigenous Mayan women...  more »
  • For those interested in the history of the textiles in Guatemala and in seeing pieces that are no longer being produced, this is the best place you could go to! Founded on the collection of a donor th...  more »
  • A unique opportunity to know the costumes of different regions of the country, understand the anthropological reason for their differences and applications and their culture. It has a shop, complete library.
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  • Awesome, good history of indigenous costume and art of Petterson was amazing also!
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  • Hello good afternoon, could provide me guidance please complete, I need to know if they have available the traditional costume of San Pedro Sacatepéquez, for an exhibition at the College of my daughter.
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  • Throughout history and culture, is impressive but I have attended several times and similarly situated staff for the explanation they made bad mode or disdain, considered what is corrected that is better distribution of all and would be on the full one of my favorite museums.
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  • More than the beauties of Guatemala
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