Anilis María Meza Tous
hammock maker and textile weaver, Mompox
Anilis María Meza is a hammock weaver from Morroa, a town famous for its colorful, wide, cotton hammocks woven on a vertical loom. Weaving is a trade primarily practiced by women, and Anilis learned it from her mother. Now her work contributes to the household income.
Analis Maria Meza Tous smiles for the camera next to her loom.
Photo by Cristina Díaz-Carrera, Smithsonian Institution