Housed in the former sixteenth-century convent of Santo Domingo Church, now the Regional Museum of Oaxaco, Mexico, is an important collection of textiles representing the area's indigenous cultures. The collection includes a wealth of exquisitely made traditional weavings, many now considered rare. This book details a joint project of the Getty Conservation Institute and the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) of Mexico to conserve the collection. The book contains 145 color photographs as well as a wealth of information on weaving, cultural contexts, and conservation issues.From the Publisher:
This text details the efforts to conserve an important collection of traditional garments created by indigenous weavers in the Oaxaca region of Mexico and documents the use of the textiles in daily life and ceremony.
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Descripción Oxford University Press, 1998. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0892363819
Descripción Estado de conservación: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 97808923638101.0