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Cerrado natural dyes to produce the design of textile surfaces developed with hand looms: the region of Carmo do Rio Claro - FURNAS

Grant number: 12/03800-5
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): June 01, 2012
Effective date (End): October 31, 2014
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Arts
Principal Investigator:Antonio Takao Kanamaru
Grantee:Patrícia Do Nascimento Iamamura
Host Institution: Escola de Artes, Ciências e Humanidades (EACH). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


It is proposed case study from the approach to the design of textile surfaces on the handloom weaving, natural dyes based on the Cerrado region in Carmo, Rio Claro-FURNAS. It is noted in this context major application of traditional handloom technology coupled with the use of fibers. This know-how, passed down orally, represents significant fraction of the regional economy and to a large extent, the cultural identity in this context. However, there is the loss of specific knowledge related to the use of natural dyes based on Cerrado plant, although species in this context. As general objective, we intend to study and analyze the natural dyes native of this region and their applications in order to develop this production-based handloom weaving, fundamental process for the population of the region and significant experience as reference in local and regional public policies .

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IAMAMURA, Patrícia Do Nascimento. Natural dyes of Cerrado to produce the design of textile surfaces developed with handloom: Carmo region of Rio Claro-Furnas / MG. 2015. Master's Dissertation - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Escola de Artes, Ciências e Humanidades (EACH) São Paulo.

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