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Chungará (Arica)

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CERECEDA, Verónica. THE SEMIOLOGY OF ANDEAN TEXTILES: THE TALEGAS OF ISLUGA. Chungará (Arica) [online]. 2010, vol.42, n.1, pp.181-198. ISSN 0717-7356.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-73562010000100029.

For centuries, talegas and sacks, in different Andean regions, have shared what appears to bevery simple designs, composed, in essence of bands and stripes. However, this design creates a complex structure based on three fundamental principles: (1) succession, via contrast, where the bands'colors (allqa) force perception of tonal differences; (2) introduction, essentially of narrow mediations that smooth the tonal meetings (qallus, k'utus, k'isas) in the intersection between bands and (3) definition of a symmetrical and central space. This extraordinarily repetitive image, in temporal and spatial settings, articulates a clear perception (state of alertness and intelligence) of a vision of a world composed of independent segments that are intimately related to each other. A design of such an efficient message that it was extended to different spatial regions (Altiplano, Andean valleys, Arequipa, Tacna, etc.) as well as throughout time, at least from the Regional Developments Period through to the present.

Palabras clave : Semiotics; Andean textiles; talegas; sacks; allqa; k'isa; qallu.

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