Plan your visit at famsf.org
Sargent Pomegranates Majorca Fan$18.00 $16.20 Members
Sargent Pomegranates Majorca Placemat$25.00 $22.50 Members
Sargent Pomegranates Majorca Puzzle$17.95 $16.16 Members
Sargent & Spain Exhibition Catalogue$55.00 $49.50 Members
Against the backdrop of Guatemala, this book presents portraits of artisans working in the ancient traditions of the Maya paired with insights into the creation of the textiles and the events that have affected their work. Weaving, spinning, and basket making have sustained the Maya economically and culturally against the pressures of change and a 36-year civil war that decimated their population. Their persistence in continuing traditional art has created some of the loveliest, most colorful textiles the world has ever known. Artisans share their personal histories, hopes, and dreams along with the products of their hands and looms. Their stories show determination in the face of unimaginable loss and hardship which instill an appreciation for the textiles themselves and for the strong people who create them. Paperback, 152 pages.
Museum members receive 10% off all items from our museum stores, including sale items and custom Art on Demand prints.
Every purchase in our stores directly supports the collections and exhibitions of the de Young & Legion of Honor museums.