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The Resource Faces of tradition : weaving elders of the Andes, Nilda Callanaupa Alvarez and Christine Franquemont ; photography by Joe Coca

Faces of tradition : weaving elders of the Andes, Nilda Callanaupa Alvarez and Christine Franquemont ; photography by Joe Coca

Label
Faces of tradition : weaving elders of the Andes
Title
Faces of tradition
Title remainder
weaving elders of the Andes
Statement of responsibility
Nilda Callanaupa Alvarez and Christine Franquemont ; photography by Joe Coca
Creator
Contributor
Author
Photographer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this revealing cultural study, dozens of ancient weavers and the landscapes that they occupy in the Cusco region of the Andes are vividly portrayed through personal stories and life experiences, bringing to life the decades of endurance, skill, fortitude, and natural pride honed from the time-honored traditions of the region and its people. Some of the storytellers featured here include Pitumarca's Timoteo Ccarita, who became so interested in the old textiles he found on his own travels that he re-created tapestry techniques from sight; Leonardo Quispe, who single-handedly rescued and revived the techniques of ikat-style tied-warp dyeing (watay) in his community of Santa Cruz de Sallac; and Cipriana Mamani, who remembers that in her town of Accha Alta, their finely woven textiles had many lives and were repurposed for use over and over again. Intimate photographs capture each of the elders, some of whom had never seen a picture of themselves or even looked in a mirror, revealing the life, strength, character, and experience of these men and women
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alvarez, Nilda Callanaupa
Dewey number
985.3700498323
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • F3429.1.C9
  • TT848
LC item number
.A48 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Franquemont, Christine
  • Coca, Joe
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indian weavers
  • Indian textile fabrics
  • Weaving
  • Hand weaving
  • Textile fabrics
  • Andes Region
  • Clothing and dress
  • Textile design
Label
Faces of tradition : weaving elders of the Andes, Nilda Callanaupa Alvarez and Christine Franquemont ; photography by Joe Coca
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn860756469
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
151 pages
Isbn
9780983886044
Lccn
2013944219
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
Faces of tradition : weaving elders of the Andes, Nilda Callanaupa Alvarez and Christine Franquemont ; photography by Joe Coca
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn860756469
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
151 pages
Isbn
9780983886044
Lccn
2013944219
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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