TITLE

HOW DID CLOTH MEAN?

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, Lois
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Winter96, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on Andean textile art. It explains that for Andean people, such as the Aymara and Quechua, spinning threads is considered to be a magical and religious expression. Ancient Peruvian burial clothes were valued for their durability and color, and are frequently discovered with the same flexibility and color as if they were brand new.
ACCESSION #
32879202

 

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