Buenos Aires: Editorial Guillermo Kraft Limitada, 1949. Hardcover. Item #018337
Includes numerous plates, photos and illustrations within the text, an appended suite of plates with 280 photos (some in color) of indigenous textiles and ponchos. This remains the definitve work on ancient and modern textiles of South America. The authoritative text is arranged regionally and includes chapters on historic ponchos, colors and dyes, indigenous ornamentation, and other anthropological themes. A landmark contribution in very good condition with light edgewear and upper front corner bumped. Numbered exemplar of 2200. Bibliographic references p. 157-160. Quarto.