Switzerland-Mexico Indigenous Textile Association
ASMETI is a non-profit association committed to the safeguarding, enhancement and dissemination of indigenous knowledge in Mexico.
Relationships are like dyeing with plants: they take time.
By Carlos Barrera Reyes To dye cotton and wool with the bark of pernambuco (palo brasil),the first step is to make skeins of 25 to 50 grams maximum, to prevent them from getting tangled, with a link at both ends with the technique of the eight. Then they are soaked in very hot water for …