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Maya Kotan is a shop and workshop where you can both buy and create high quality hand woven textiles. Working with a 100% cotton and an ancient weaving technique (the backstrap loom) Maya Kotan creates scarves, shawls, bags, and a variety of...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Avenida Diego Dugelay 16B | Barrio de Guadalupe, San Cristobal de las Casas 29230, Mexico
This little indigenous cotton textiles store is a block off the main pedestrian drag. It is worth getting to. Before we decided to purchase, we examined the hand woven work carefully, and then compared it to some of the other shops. There was a noticeable...More
ecodevos, Owner at Maya Kotan, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2017
Thank you so mucho for your review and purchase. It made our day!. We hope to see you back soon!.
Visited the workshop of Maya Kotan this evening and received a warm welcome from Paz the director and everyone working there was so passionate and dedicated to the craft of textiles. The color palettes are sophisticated and the fabrics century so soft and and the...More
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ecodevos, Owner at Maya Kotan, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2017
Thank you so much for your review!. We hope you had a good trip back to SF! :-)
Welcoming and friendly. Paz has dedicated her time and effort into a beautifully organised array of fabrics, clothing and home furnishings. She is talkative and enthusiast about almost anything. A must-see when visiting san cristobal del la casas.
I have watched Maya Kotan grow and am so thrilled to be back and view the gorgeous textiles available. The handwoven textiles are of superb quality are designed to meet the needs of home owners and designers world wide. You may find shawls,tableware, purses and...More
A perfect blend between tradition and contemporary design.
Beautiful,elegant,delicate and high quality textil pieces.
A very good choice to buy textil in San Cristobal de las Casas.
I strongly recommend it.
I loved the designs, they are unique!!!!
The idea of using traditional mayan sewing to make modern and colorful designs was great, at the same time that helps Indigenous woman earn decent livelihoods.
If this wasn´t enough, the owner is very nice and helpful!!!
This shop has class! A beautiful spacious shop a pleasure to browse.I enjoy admiring the quality of cotton textiles this store is preseting. After a chat with personnel it is clear they are working with the local weavers to design wearable art/fashion in very marketable...More