Cuadernos del Centro de Estudios en Diseño y Comunicación. Ensayos
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AVELLANEDA, Diana. Telas con efectos mágicos: iconografía en las distintas culturas Entre el arte, la moda y la comunicación. Cuad. Cent. Estud. Diseño Comun., Ens. [online]. 2012, n.42, pp. 59-68. ISSN 1853-3523.
The fabrics and weaves produced by the different cultures can have varied functions between which the following stand out: to be a language that communicates with further on; to demonstrate tracks of beliefs of the present fabrics; to act as to prolong the maternal belly; to show hierarchic community brands; to show segregation; to symbolize a trophy before some victory; to grant talisman effects; and from the artistic point of view, to express creativity, beauty and wealth of materials. Tie in fashion or to the decoration of spaces within the architecture: showy, useful and daily, fabrics can besides protecting, being studied from more important approaches. Anthropology, sociology, history, religion and art can offer contributions to see in them another kind of communication.
Palabras clave : Alternative culture in the Australian Continent; Communication; European popular clothing; Fashion; Signs; Symbolism; Textile art.