Maizal Ediciones

Argentine Textiles
Enrique Taranto, Jorge Marí


From the thread to the cloth. This book explains the different ways the natives wove their wonderful garments and saddle cloths. It is also about spinning and dyeing and about the distinctive patterns they designed.


Editorial Maizal Ediciones
Pages 128
Sizes 17.5 × 11.7 cm
Cover Hard cover, full colour
Inside Colour
ISBN 9879479165


  • Argentine Textiles: Pre–Hispanic Weaving
  • The Conquest
  • The Materials
  • Spinning
  • Dyeing
  • Plants Used as Dyes
  • Looms
  • Aboriginal looms
  • Looms of European Origin
  • Other Looms
  • Auxiliary Tools
  • Weaving Techniques
  • Ponchos
  • Parts of the Poncho
  • Ponchos from the North
  • Ponchos from the South
  • Jesuitical Ponchos
  • Other Ponchos
  • Crosses, Steps and Rhombuses
  • Matra
  • Ristro
  • Jergón
  • Pelero
  • Caronillas
  • Cojinillos
  • Llicllas and Awayos
  • Sashes
  • Sashes from the North
  • Sashes from the South
  • Blankets
  • Rugs
  • Wall–hangings
  • Randa and Ñandutí
  • Textiles and Design

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