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Weaving in the Peruvian Highlands

Dreaming Patterns, Weaving Memories

Weaving in the Peruvian Highlands( )
Author: Alvarez, Nilda Callañaupa
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Thrums LLC
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

A richly illustrated look at Andean weaving, which embodies the living history and culture of the Peruvian highlands, this guide extensively catalogs many of the intricate patterns found in traditional Peruvian textiles. Exploring the personal histories of the Quechua people who sustain this tradition, it examines how they weave extraordinary amounts of cloth on simple backstrap looms—just as their forebears have done for thousands of...
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Detailed Subjects: Art / Caribbean & Latin American
Crafts & Hobbies / Weaving
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 9 x 0.4 Inches
Book Weight:0.87 Pounds

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