Jul 03, 2020
Traditional Textiles of the Andes: Life and Cloth in the Highlands
Posted by Lynn A. Meisch

Traditional Textiles of the Andes features eighteenth , nineteenth , and twentieth century indigenous textiles woven by the Aymara and Quechua The elaborately patterned pieces are all drawn from the previously unpublished and remarkable Jeffrey Appleby Collection and include everyday and ceremonial textiles of all types ponchos, skirts, belts, hats, slings The accompanTraditional Textiles of the Andes features eighteenth , nineteenth , and twentieth century indigenous textiles woven by the Aymara and Quechua The elaborately patterned pieces are all drawn from the previously unpublished and remarkable Jeffrey Appleby Collection and include everyday and ceremonial textiles of all types ponchos, skirts, belts, hats, slings The accompanying essays by Lynn A Meisch, Amy Oakland Rodman, Ed Franquemont, Margot Blum Schevill and Barbara Arthur address such topics as the long history of fibers, dyes, imagery, and textile use in the region and the effects of urbanization and westernization on traditional Andean weaving Texts and photographs together reflect textile arts that are both a primary source for the study of the communities that made them and a triumph of design, color, and imagery.

  • Title: Traditional Textiles of the Andes: Life and Cloth in the Highlands
  • Author: Lynn A. Meisch
  • ISBN: 9780500279854
  • Page: 363
  • Format: Paperback
  • Traditional Textiles of the Andes Life and Cloth in the Highlands Traditional Textiles of the Andes features eighteenth nineteenth and twentieth century indigenous textiles woven by the Aymara and Quechua The elaborately patterned pieces are all drawn from the p

    Peter Tillman

    Excellent museum catalog of a large Andean textile collection donated to San Francisco s De Young museum The collection was given a show in 1997, and the book is also a catalogue raisonne which means, I just learned, a descriptive catalog of works of art with explanations and scholarly comments It includes about 150 color photos, which are just OK in reproduction The collection is basically of 19th and 20th century textiles from Peru, Bolivia and adjacent Andean states The scholarly commentary i [...]



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