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Costume and Identity in Highland Ecuadorby Lynn Ann Meisch
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Describes contemporary daily and ceremonial costumes and bodily adornments of indigenous peoples of highland Ecuador, as they relate to ethnic identity. Examines the creation and use of clothing itself, looking at loom styles and fabrics, and explores historical forces that have shaped indigenous costume. Many of the 286 photos were taken on location, while some depict significant examples from the collection of The Textile Museum in Washington, DC. Most photos are b&w, with some in colOR (firstname.lastname@example.org) Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (email@example.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-299) and index.
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