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Art and Memory in Taquile's textiles. ©Instituto Nacional de Cultura / Dante Villafuerte 2005
Art and Memory in Taquile's textiles

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The island of Taquile located in Lake Titicaca on the Peruvian high Andean plateau, is known for its textile art, which is produced as an everyday activity by both men and women, regardless of their age, and worn by all community members.


on this subject: Proclamation of Masterpieces 2001- Element inscribed on the Representative List 2008

Place/region: Andean region, Lake Titicaca, Taquile, Peru, Latin America
Series: 2008 Inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
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Production: Instituto Nacional de Cultura del Peru, producer. Kantu Servicio de videos-Peru, sponsor.
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Rights: UNESCO Section for Intangible Heritage

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