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  • ISBN: 9780292777149
  • ISBN10: 0292777140

Textile Traditions of Mesoamerica and the Andes an Anthology

by Edward B. Dwyer

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher: Univ of Texas Pr
  • Publish date: 10/01/1996
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Description: Preface to the 1996 Edition- Contributors- I. Introduction: The Communicative Power of Cloth and Its Creation (Margot Blum Schevill)-II. Mesoamerica- Chapter One. Spinning and Weaving as Female Gender Identity in Post-Classic Mexico (Sharisse D. McCafferty and Geoffrey G. McCafferty)- Chapter Two. Communicative Imagery in Guatemalan Indian Dress (Cherri M. Pancake)- Chapter Three. A Line at a Time: Innovative Patterning in the Isthmus of (Isthmian) Mexico (Pamela Scheinman)- Chapter Four. Dress and Civil-Religious Hierarchy in Solol, Guatemala (Guisela Mayn)- Chapter Five. Dress and the Human Landscape in Guatemala: The Case of Tecpn, Guatemala (Carol Hendrickson)- Chapter Six. Woman's Costume as a Code in Comalapa, Guatemala (Linda Asturias de Barrios)-III. Central Andes of South America- Chapter Seven. We Are Sons of Atahualpa and We Will Win: Traditional Dress in Otavalo and Saraguro, Ecuador (Lynn A. Meisch)- Chapter Eight. Regional Dress of the Colca Valley, Peru: A Dynamic Tradition- (Blenda Femenias)- Chapter Nine. Nature Versus Culture: The Image of the Uncivilized Wild-Man in Textiles from the Department of Cuzco, Peru (Lee Anne Wilson)- Chapter Ten. Clothes and Identity in the Central Andes: Province of Abancay, Peru (Raquel Ackerman)- Chapter Eleven. Ethnic Dress and Calcha Festivals, Bolivia (Mary Ann Medlin)-IV. Weaving and Dyeing Technology- Chapter Twelve. Dual-Lease Weaving: An Andean Loom Technology (Ed Franquemont)- Chapter Thirteen. Resist Dyeing in Mexico: Comments on Its History, Significance, and Prevalence (Virginia Davis)- Chapter Fourteen. The Ikat Shawl Traditions of Northern Peru and Southern Ecuador (Laura Martin Miller)- Chapter Fifteen. The Dyes Used in Guatemalan Textiles: A Diachronic Approach (Robert S. Carlsen and David A. Wenger)-V. The Marketing of Textiles- Chapter Sixteen. Export Markets and Their Effects on Indigenous Craft Production: The Case of the Weavers of Teotitln del Valle, Mexico (Lynn Stephen)- Chapter Seventeen. The Marketing of Maya Textiles in Highland Chiapas, Mexico (Walter F. Morris, Jr.)-VI. Conclusion- Chapter Eighteen. Beyond Bricolage: Women and Aesthetic Strategies in Latin American Textiles (Janet Catherine Berlo)- Additional References- Glossary- Index
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