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Textile traditions of Mesoamerica and the Andes : an anthology

Author: Margot Blum Schevill; Janet Catherine Berlo; Edward Bridgman Dwyer
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1996.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margot Blum Schevill; Janet Catherine Berlo; Edward Bridgman Dwyer
ISBN: 0292777140 9780292777149
OCLC Number: 469839858
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 467-475. Index.
Description: XXI-503 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Contents: The communicative power of cloth and its creation / Margot Blum Schevill --
Spinning and weaving as female gender identity in post-classic Mexico / Sharisse D. McCafferty and Geoffrey G. McCafferty --
Communicative imagery in Guatemalan Indian dress / Cherri M. Pancake --
A line at a time: innovative patterning in the Isthmus of (Isthmian) Mexico / Pamela Scheinman --
Dress and civil-religious hierarchy in Sololá, Guatemala / Guisela Mayén --
Dress and the human landscape in Guatemala: the case of Tecpán, Guatemala / Carol Hendrickson --
Woman's costume as a code in Comalapa, Guatemala / Linda Asturias de Barrios --
We are sons of Atahualpa and we will win: traditional dress in Otavalo and Saraguro, Ecuador / Lynn A. Meisch --
Regional dress of the Colca Valley, Peru: a dynamic tradition / Blenda Femenias --
Nature versus culture: the image of the uncivilized wild-man in textiles from the Department of Cuzco, Peru / Lee Anne Wilson --
Clothes and identity in the Central Andes: Province of Abancay, Peru / Raquel Ackerman --
Ethnic dress and Calcha festivals, Bolivia / Mary Ann Medlin --
Dual-lease weaving: an Andean loom technology / Ed Franquemont --
Resist dyeing in Mexico: comments on its history, significance, and prevalence / Virginia Davis --
The ikat shawl traditions of northern Peru and southern Ecuador / Laura Martin Miller --
The dyes used in Guatemalan textiles: a diachronic approach / Robert S. Carlsen and David A. Wenger --
Export markets and their effects on indigenous craft production: the case of the weavers of Teotitlán del Valle, Mexico / Lynn Stephen --
The marketing of Maya textiles in highland Chiapas, Mexico / Walter F. Morris, Jr. --
Beyond bricolage: women and aesthetic strategies in Latin American textiles / Janet Catherine Berlo.
Responsibility: ed. by Margot Blum Schevill, Janet Catherine Berlo, Edward B. Dwyer.
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