Pueblos Within One Hour of Oaxaca City by Class of Folk Art


Ceramics Pueblos

Santa María Atzompa (terra cotta, green-glazed and multi-color glaze ceramics) [western route]

San Bartolo Coyotepec (black ceramics) [southern route]

San Antonino Castillo Velasco (red figural and brightly painted ceramics) [southern route]

Ocotlán de Morelos (decoratively painted red clay ceramics) [southern route]

San Marcos Tlapazola (unpainted red utilitarian ceramics) [eastern route]


Woodcarving Pueblos

San Antonio Arrazola [western route]

San Martín Tilcajete [southern route]

La Unión Tejalapam [western route]



Xochimilco section of Oaxaca City (woven cotton tablecloths, bedspreads, yard goods)

Teotitlán del Valle (shuttle loom woven woolen rugs, rebozos) [eastern route]

Santo Tomás Jalieza (backstrap loom woven cotton belts, bags, tablerunners and placemats) [southern route]

San Antonino Castillo Velasco (embroidered clothing) [southern route]

San Juan Chilateca (embroidered clothing) [southern route]

Mitla (woven cotton clothing) [eastern route]



Santa Cruz Papalutla [eastern route]



Teotitlán del Valle [eastern route]


Corn Husk Figures

Oaxaca City


Dried Flower Crafts

San Antonino Castillo Velasco [southern route]



Oaxaca City and its environs


Metal work

Xochimilco section of Oaxaca City (tin)

Ocotlán de Morelos (knives and swords) [southern route]


Papier mâché and mixed media

Oaxaca City