The Mayans
The ancient Maya civilization occupied the eastern third of Mesoamerica, primarily the Yucatan Peninsula. The topography of the area greatly varied from volcanic mountains, which comprised the highlands in the South

Maya textiles

Maya textiles are the clothing and other textile arts of the Maya peoples, indigenous peoples of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, ...

What did the ancient Maya wear? - Mexicolore

Nov 23, 2014 ... RESOURCE: Ancient Maya clothing. We are sincerely grateful to Cara Grace Tremain, Ph.D. candidate at the University of Calgary, Alberta, ...

Maya Civilization for Kids: Daily Life - Ducksters

Kids learn about the daily life of people during the Maya civilization including clothing, food, housing, and entertainment.

Fabrics and Clothing - The Maya Empire for Kids

The Maya wove beautiful fabrics using cotton, hemp, and other fibers. ... Using these beautiful and colorful fabrics, the Maya made clothes to drape, not to fit.

Ancient Maya Life: Clothing of the Ancient Maya

Dec 11, 2012 ... This is because of the environment in which the ancient Maya lived -- like the codices, the clothing has rotted away. Instead archaeologists try ...

Clothing of Mayans, Aztecs, and Incas - Fashion Encyclopedia

Though the Mayans, Aztecs, and Incas were separated in time and in geography, their clothing closely resembled each other. In general, children were naked, ...

MAYAN clothes and weaving : mayan kids interactive

The Maya Indians to weave and embroider some of the same design motifs that have been popular since the Classic period (AD 150-900). Images on ceramics ...

Images of the Maya - History of Mayan Dress

The design of the universe (a diamond) appearing on a garment from the Classic Maya site of Yaxchilán is also the main motif of modern huipiles from several ...

A History of Clothing

Mayan Clothing. Living in a hot climate both sexes wore simple cotton clothes. Men wore a loincloth. Women wore a long cotton dress called a huipil. It if turned  ...

Popular Q&A
Q: What is Mayan Clothing Made of?
A: Men's Clothing. Loincloths consisted of a band of cotton cloth. Sandals were made of leather. Women's Clothing. Maya women wore a woven cotton skirt. Their head... Read More »
Q: How was the mayans clothing made of?
A: Cotton, deer skin, and sisal. Sisal was a fibrous plant usually used for weaving. Read More »
Q: What are Mayans clothes made out of?
A: lion skin. Read More »
Q: What are Accent Mayan clothes made of?
A: They wore cotton fabric. Animal hide was used, yes, However, cotton grew wild in the Americas, unlike "Egyptian" cotton that was highly cultivated and considere... Read More »
Q: What were the Ancient Mayan Clothing like?
A: Here is a link to a page with pictures. This was researched by a libarian. Source(s)…. Read More »