TEXTILE | SOUTH AMERICA

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela
73 Pines937 Seguidores
Tanu, pot-bellied and genlle, happy and inoffensive. Costume that forms part of the Hain adolescent initiation ceremony. Selk'nam village (Onas).  Foto:  Martin Gusinde, 1923

Los indios Selk'nam fueron los primeros pobladores de la isla. A principios del siglo XX Martín Gusinde, un sacerdote y etnólogo alemán, captó en fotografía una de las últimas Ceremonias Hain, que consistían en la iniciación masculina en la tribu.

Martin Chambi, , Músico quenista del Ande - Cusco 1932. Martín Chambi registró durante media centuria la arquitectura peruana, su sociedad plurivalente, los paisajes andinos y la majestuosa ciudadela inca de Machu Picchu. Su pericia técnica aparejada a un profundo sentido estético le llevaron a crear algunas de las imágenes más importantes de la fotografía latinoamericana del siglo XX.

Exposición del célebre fotográfo indígena peruano Martín Chambi abierta al público en el Instituto Moreira Salles (IMS) de Sao Paulo...

French Guiana | Necklace made from the teeth of primates and carnivores bound together on a cord of vegetable fiber | 18th century

French Guiana | Necklace made from the teeth of primates and carnivores bound together on a cord of vegetable fiber | 18th century

Brazil ~ Pará State | Headdress worn by the Karaja people of Rio Tocantins | Late 20th century | Feather, wood, plant fibers and cotton.

Brazil ~ Pará State | Headdress worn by the Karaja people of Rio Tocantins | Late 20th century | Feather, wood, plant fibers and cotton.

Loin Cloth, Waiwai, Guyana, Brazil, South America. Loin Cloths are made of tiny tururri seeds painstakingly strung and woven together to produce a beautifully textured garment. It is worn around the waist, ties in the back and is trimmed with feather danglers.  Materials: macaw feathers, porcupine quills, tururri seeds, nuts, cotton. Period: circa 1970.

Loin Cloth, Waiwai, Guyana, Brazil, South America. Loin Cloths are made of tiny tururri seeds painstakingly strung and woven together to produce a beautifully textured garment. It is worn around the waist, ties in the back and is trimmed with feather danglers. Materials: macaw feathers, porcupine quills, tururri seeds, nuts, cotton. Period: circa 1970.

French Guiana |  A feather crown from the Swivel people | late 19th to early 20th century | Feathers and vegetable fiber

French Guiana | A feather crown from the Swivel people | late 19th to early 20th century | Feathers and vegetable fiber

French Guiana |  A feather crown from the Wayana people | 19th century | Feathers and fiber.

French Guiana | A feather crown from the Wayana people | 19th century | Feathers and fiber.

Selknam

selk'nam, pintados para la ceremonia del Hain, donde iniciaban a lo adolescentes en los misterios de la tribu y los preparaban para las responsabilidades de la vida adulta

A rare collection of Amazonian feather adornments of exceptional colour and condition from the Urubu Kaapor tribe, Brazil (Amazonian , Brazil)

A rare collection of Amazonian feather adornments of exceptional colour and condition from the Urubu Kaapor tribe, Brazil (Amazonian , Brazil)

Pinterest
Buscar