Film: "Century of Color: Maya Weaving and Textiles"

The documentary surveys one hundred years of continuity and change in Maya weaving and textiles of Guatemala. It begins with the 1902 Gustavus Eisen collection of photographs and textiles at the Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, and continues through the century with stunning examples of blouses, skirts, belts, hair ribbons, men’s wear, ikat, and embroidery. (Endangered Threads Documentaries, 2007, 53 minutes.)

This program is part of the museum's weekly Textiles at Twelve series, which explores textile arts and global cultures through films, lectures, gallery talks, and more. Free; no reservations required.