Crafted in Mexico

Explore the empowering story of Mexico's women artisans and artists

On the occasion of Original 2023, Mexico City in collaboration with

Secretaría de Cultura
and 6 more collections

The fabric of a nation

Stitching time capsules

Immortal Embroidery

Preserving the Teenek soul

Each color and shape has a meaning in Mayan embroidery.

The rhombus represents the snake.

The zig zag reveals eyes, fangs, and the serpent's sinuous body.

Each stitch fuses art and myth.

Explore Threads of Tradition

Zoom in to discover Mayan mythology

Learn more about ancestral attire

Admire crafts by color

Pieces of history

Play This Colorful Puzzle Party

Can you put the pieces back together?

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Keeping traditions alive

Get up close to contemporary crafts