Lima: Antares, Artes y Letras, 2003. duotone and color plates, b/w illus., recipes, gloss., maps, facs., ports., bibl., color pict. fldg. wrps. Item #70578
Cajamarca, a region in northern Peru, has always been renown for its fine folkart. A population of talented men and women artisans working in family workshops manufacture beautiful and a variety of popular art products like: cinchos, ponchos, alfarjas, ikates and muñecas de pan, dolls, decorated sweets, with techniques as old as the ones used in pre-Columbian times. Included is a list of plants, recipes and a brief glossary of terms on the preparation of colors to dye different textiles. VERY GOOD REFERENCE. Spanish language only.