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Pictures: Dying with Cochineal for Culture Trip

The traditional weaving of Oaxaca’s Zapoteca people dates back thousands of years to when this indigenous Mexican tribe was developing agriculture in the Valley of Oaxaca. The original inhabitants of this area cultivated an intimate knowledge of its plants and animals and traditional weaving became an important local craft and a means of trade with other towns and regions.


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https://theculturetrip.com/north-america/mexico/articles/the-techniques-of-cochineal-dyeing-and-how-its-used-in-traditional-weaving

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