Traditional Backstrap Weaving – San Pedro Sacatepequez, Guatemala

Traditional Backstrap Weaving - San Pedro Sacatepequez, Guatemala
© April 15 2009, Uncornered Market

A traditional style of weaving in Guatemala is called backstrap weaving. A rope ties the loom to a higher point on a wall and an intricate weaving technique ensues.

Taken in a village outside of San Pedro Sacatepeque in Guatemala.

Read more about our visits to Kiva microfinance borrowers in Guatemala.

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