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Boletín del Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino

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Abstract

HOCES DE LA GUARDIA CH, Soledad; BRUGNOLI B, Paulina  and  JELVEZ H, Paulina. CHROMATIC RANGE OF ARICA CULTURE TEXTILES FROM THE LATE INTERMEDIATE PERIOD: THE INKUÑAS CASE. Bol. Mus. Chil. Arte Precolomb. [online]. 2011, vol.16, n.1, pp. 67-92. ISSN 0718-6894.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-68942011000100005.

This article presents the results of the chromatic study conducted on archaeological textiles from northern Chile belonging to the collection of the Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino. The study focused on the analysis of the visual- tactile configuration of the textiles, considering perceptual factors related to the use of color in the representational space. As such, one of its aims was to identify the chromatic codes that define this textile universe, building a 204- shade colour chart from a colorimetric study. The analysis presented herein has focused on a selection of inkuñas from the Late Intermediate Period of Arica.

Keywords : Arica pre- Columbian textiles; colour; chromatic range; inkuñas.

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