Buenos Aires: Ediciones Arte Etnico Argentino, 2005. b/w and color plates, maps, cat., bibl., color pict. wrps. Item #81560
Results of 20 year project to study, document and systematically preserve/conserve one of the major weaving arts in South America: weavers of blankets in Santiago del Estero in Argentina. The area is located in the northern Andean region of Argentina. The 8 chapters study the traditions, style, design, structure, and color. Many high quality full page color photographs. An important contribution to the scant literature on the subject.