Textile Traveler's Guide to Peru & Bolivia

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Product Details

Price
$24.95
Publisher
Schiffer Craft
Publish Date
Pages
152
Dimensions
6.9 X 8.9 X 0.5 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781732352858

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About the Author

Cynthia LeCount Samaké is the founder of Behind the Scenes Adventures, a travel company specializing in art and culture tours. Leading several trips each year, she shares her expertise in festival costume and traditional textiles. She has curated multiple exhibitions of traditional textiles and festival dress for museums and galleries. More than a decade of research in Peru and Bolivia resulted in her highly acclaimed book Andean Folk Knitting: Traditions and Techniques from Peru and Bolivia. In between textile adventures, she makes her home in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Reviews

"Showcasing full-color photography on almost every page, this is a descriptive supplementary guide for any textile aficionado visiting Peru or Bolivia. Chapters give advice on safe travel, point the reader toward the best textile markets, and make suggestions for ethical shopping. It's a delight to page through. Highly recommended." --James Cox, Editor, Midwest Book Review