Shipiba weaving with her back strap loom in Puerto Callao, Pucallpa.

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Scanned from a 6x6 transparency from the year 1970 The traditional blouses the Shipibas wear, were introduced by the Spanish missionaries

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Comments (6)

Henu Eins on June 16, 2012 henu1

Eva Lewitus on June 16, 2012

Thank you so much, cu henu1

veranik on June 17, 2012

Handmade keeps the warmth of hands and soul...

Very nice photo.


Have a good Sunday, V.

Eva Lewitus on June 17, 2012

veranik you are so right. Wish I could weave too! Thank you for your LIKE and the Sunday wishes. Greetings,

FN52447 on June 19, 2012

Ein gutes Dokument, wie das Fach geöffnet wird um den Faden der nächsten Reihe einzubringen! Eine Kette so einzurichten erfordert einiges an Gedult, wer kann das heute schon abschätzen, wenn Stoffe höchstens aus einem Laden kommen...

Liebe Grüße, Usch

Eva Lewitus on June 19, 2012

Ja Usch, Geduld brauchen sie, und haben sie. Falls Du mehr über Shipibos und ihr Weben un Leben lesen wills,: Communion With The Infinite – The Visual Music of the Shipibo tribe ... Und: The South American Explorers Feature: The Art of the Shipibo ... Shipibo art is known for its distinctive use of angular geometric designs forming ... their art to become experts in dying, painting, embroidering or weaving.

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