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TO WEAVE FOR THE SUN: ANCIENT ANDEAN TEXTILES IN THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON. Rebecca Stone-Miller et al. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1992. Paperbound edition published 1994 by Thames and Hudson Inc., New York. 272 pp. with 190 ills. (93 col.) and 335 reference ills. 28 x 28 cm. LC 94-60350 ISBN 0500277931 In English.
Thoroughly documents one of the world's most comprehensive collections of ancient and colonial Andean textiles, featuring excellent reproductions and extensive analyses of 80 mantles, hangings, tunics and other objects dating from 500 B.C. to the 18th century, including many previously unpublished pieces. In addition to an illustrated checklist of the 324 related works in the Museum's holdings, the catalogue presents five essays discussing the artistic and social contexts of Andean textile production and describing major abstract and figural stylistic traditions.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Native Middle/South America — Peru — Textile/Fiber Arts
Plans: 01,06,07,17
Worldwide Number: 023708
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