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Women's garment consisting of a type of fine cloth square in shape, approximately 1 m x1 m, and in some cases with designs and borders, that women wear on their back, generally for fiestas.
recojo de plantas tintóreas
Process by which access to a natural resource for textile production is secured, collecting dye plants periodically from a specific place.
recolección de recurso natural
Process by which access to a natural resource for textile production is secured, collecting it periodically from a specific place.
reconocimientos sociales
Perceptions or demonstrations of value on the part of appropriate communities in connection with the existence or preservation of the practice or demonstration.
Textile style from the Recuay culture in the northern mountains of Peru, during the Late Intermediate period, with an iconography elaborated in tapestry cloth.
red de comercio justo
Organised array or network of actors involved in fair trade, for example textile sales and commerce.
red social
Social structure of actors, in the form of a network, made up of people (or organisations and other entities) which are connected with one or various types of relationship, such as friendship, kinship, common interests, economic exchange, sexual relationships, or that share beliefs, knowledge or prestige.
Small net, like a bag, made of strings, that is used to secure men's or women's hair or to decorate it.
Women's undergarment, made in baize in one colour, more closefitting than an underskirt.
referente de valoración
Parameter of evaluation, like museum collections and traditional textile knowledge.
referentes materiales patrimoniales
Fixed material components of the object of conservation. These might be walls, structures, stretches of road, features etc. These referents have attributes that can be valued in a differential way by the different collectives connected to the units.
reflexiones culturales
All the social practices of cultural reflection by individuals and different groups of social actors and institutions at different levels and at different periods of history. These cultural reflections are centred above all on the societal values that are manifest in the textile in different historical contexts and periods. Some ways of expressing these reflections are journalistic essays, weekly magazines, occasional publication of academic books and articles on Andean textiles, catalogues of textile exhibitions written by curators in museums, NGOs or base organisations, buyers and sellers of textiles in fairs, shops or markets, and in the interventions of intermediaries or those who look at these reflections.
Lesser subnational territorial unit into which a country is divided with geographic characteristics and socio-economic and cultural interests similar to others.
Region of origin of a textile piece, depending on the geographical location in a register.
Región de Argentina
Geographical area forming part of the country of Argentina.
Región de Bolivia
Geographical area forming part of the country of Bolivia.
Región de Chile
Geographical area forming part of the country of Chile.
Región de Perú
Geographical area forming part of the country of Peru.
regiones de los cambios
Dynamic of textile change in a determinate region - in the structures, techniques, style colour and iconographic composition.
relación entre procesos
Connection between processes of alteration and others expressed according to the categories of synergy, interference and null.
relaciones de aprendizaje
Personal relations between learner and the teaching authority, whether of kinship, political connection, friendship, institutional links etc.
relaciones de la manifestación
Connections through which heritage is expressed, made manifest or channeled.
reparación de textiles
Cycle of textile repair after wear and tear through use.
Hanging in square or rectangular form that is usually placed on a wall, bearing heraldic designs.
Republicano Tardío (1900-actualidad)
Contemporary period in which processes of modernisation that in different ways affect indigenous societies and their material culture.
Republicano Temprano (1825-1900 d.C.)
Period when modern national States are established after wars of independence produce social and political reforms that break the previous colonial order.
rescate de tradición
The ensemble of efforts to rescue traditions associated with the chain of regional textile production, and that pay attention to control over territorial management, grazing and herding practices and animal enclosure to prevent over-grazing, practices of animal rearing to prevent high mortality amongst the young, the finest instruments of the past, natural dyes of the region and methods of cultivating plants to avoid their over-use, and finally the historical repertoire of garments in use in society.
Activity aimed at returning the perceptible features of a specific object to a previous state.
retorno de bienes culturales
Return of cultural objects, like textile, to their place of origin.
ritos agrícolas
The set of rituals in the agricultural year in which textiles are used or worn for different purposes. These rituals are organised by the productive cycle of crops, their sowing, earthing up, sprouting and harvesting, the celebration of first fruits, the storing of products in storehouses, etc.