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Antigua's Nim Po't Textile Market (47 images)

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Nim Po't, home of the world's largest retail Maya textile collection, is a consignment store that provides a retail museum showcase for hundreds of indigenous suppliers. Since pre-Columbian times, backstrap weaving has represented a form of artistic expression and cultural identity. Through the use of traje(traditional clothing), the Maya, especially the women, make a personal statement of individuality within their community. Nim Po't is committed to the preservation of the Maya cultural...
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