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chaleco sin mangas
Sleeveless item of men's clothing, which covers the body down to the waist and generally worn over the shirt.
Item of clothing introduced by the Spaniards, a single piece of cloth that is long and narrow and used to protect the neck from cold, often having fringes at the ends.
Town of the second section of Oruro.
Textile style with different and elaborate techniques that reflect the iconograhy of the Chancay culture on the central coast of Peru.
Item of male apparel that covers the body down to the waist, initially made out of baize, by hand and by men, with an upright collar and open lapels at the front, the border with elements from nature at the collar, on the lapels and shoulders/back is very characteristic.
Locality in Bolivia, capital of the province of Bautista Saavedra in the department of La Paz.
Textile style that accompanied the spread of the Chavin cult in the central Andes. It is characterised by painted cloth and tapestry textiles.
Textile style reproducing the design patterns of the Chimú culture of the north coast of Peru.
Chimú provincial
Chimú textile style that is woven in the provinces of this State.
Chimú Tardío
Textile style belonging to the later stages of the Chimú culture.
Hybrid textile style that presents Chimú regional patterns together with Inka elements.
Textile style with diverse and elaborated techniques that reflect the iconography of the Chincha culture on the south coast of Peru.
Ring-like men's accessory, made out of metal or other material, that is worn on the arm, above the wrist and which indicates social status.
Ring-like men's accessory, made out of metal or other material, that is worn on the arm, above the wrist and worn on special occasions.
Women's headcloth of fine cloth, elaborated by sunflower or dove breast technique that seems to imitate the delicacy of silk.
Knitted or manufactured item of modern clothing, that covers the body down to the waist, and has in many cases designs that belong to the rural areas, such as rhombs, zig zags etc.
Cap made from worked colooured wool, originally from the Wari culture.
Knitted cap, that ends in a point, having a diverse range of colours and designs according to each region.
In the past, a men's ceremonial cap, knitted and coming from the region of the Asanaque, to the south of the department of Oruro in Bolivia.
Inka textile style characterised by the production of apparel in tapestry weave in the mountains of southern Peru.
Large mantle, woven by men for wear by figurs of importance: it has a checkered composition in vlack and white; sometimes it is also worn as a mantle for an 'apthapi'.
Textile style that belongs to the Ciénega culture of the Argentine puna during the Formative Period. It presents warp-face and tapestry-style cloth.
Cloth woven on a loom used to secure the saddle on the mule or donkey, and tied under the animal's belly.
Sash or girdle of approximately 5 cm width and 80 cm length made on a waist loom and for purposes of cranial deformation.
Narrow band, made in warp face, and used nowadays as a hat band in the region of southern Oruro and northern Potosí, Bolivia.
cinturón de cuero
In Tarabuco in the department of Chuquisaca, Bolivia a type of leather girdle with decorations made of metal rivets, buttonholes, making images typical of the region, and worn for ceremonial purposes.
circulación del textil
Final part of the sequence of textile production, when the cloth as product has already entered into circulation in society, including its uses, the ways in which it is used, distributed and valued in society.
circulación textil
Final part of the sequence of textile production, when the cloth as product has already entered into circulation (or non-circulation) in society and the characteristic forms of this circulation, whether as gifts between relatives or allies, products of exchange, or buying and selling, or alternatively as inalienable objects.
circunstancia tecnológica
The specific circumstances or features of a particular region or comminity where technological developments related to textile production occur. This refers especially to the developments in the construction and complexity of the loom, its tools and instruments that are slowly developed in the elaboration of a textile.
cobertor púbico
Item of men's clothing from the Pre-Colombian period which consists of a triangular piece of cloth, with the point downwards and a woven extension that is joined to another two extensions that come out from both sides of the upper part to attach it to the waist.