Lourdes R. Montinola's Piña explores the history, craft, and the social context of piña, the tradition of weaving in the Philippines using fine fibers stripped from the leaves of the pineapple plant. The first comprehensive book on the subject, it draws from history, ethnography, sociology, and aesthetics in the study and appreciation of a cultural artifact as well as an object of art.
One copy only. Previously owned. Good condition.
Amon Foundation, Philippines
Hardcover / 10 x 10 inches / 232 pages / Color