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Andean Four-Cornered Hats

Ancient Volumes

Andean Four-Cornered Hats( )
Author: Frame, Mary
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

Cloth was the primary medium in ancient Andean art. It required immense labor and bestowed great prestige on its owners. Woven, looped, twined, linked, and knotted fabrics were variously layered, shaped, and otherwise sewn into items for both daily use and ceremonial occasions. Basic to the production and decoration of Andean textiles, and to architectural constructions as well, are number, geometry, and symmetrical repetition. The human-scale art of fabric-making, practiced by...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Latin America / South America
Design / Fashion & Accessories
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.35 Pounds

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