TEXTILE | SOUTH AMERICA

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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

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

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.

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.

Necklace, seeds, beetle wings, fiber, Cofani people, Ecuador, 1960

Necklace, seeds, beetle wings, fiber, Cofani people, Ecuador, 1960

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.

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.

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.

Selknam

Selknam

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)

Featherwork ring crown, Karajá, from Araguaia River, Brazil

Featherwork ring crown, Karajá, from Araguaia River, Brazil

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