1941 Print Peru Huancayo Indigenous Men Costumes Rug Vendors Brimmed Hats LAC1


This is an original 1941 halftone print of two indigenous men of Huancayo, the capital of Junin Region in Peru. Men often wear dark wool knee-length hand-woven bayeta pants, woven belt, woolen waistcoat richly decorated, hand-woven poncho generally decorated with intricate designs and patterns; and broad brimmed hats.

Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of halftone prints and color lithographs of traditional Latin American costumes and national dress by the artist, Jolanda Barta. Printed on a special heavy paper stock, the images include a short descriptive caption by Dorothy Gladys Spicer. Please note that the lithographs are hand-produced by the artist. In excellent condition, these detailed and colorful images would look fantastic framed.


This 70+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse. Please note that there is some light blemishing throughout.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 13 inches; 23 x 33 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Bartas, Jolanda. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Peruvian, handmade, headwear, headgear, sweaters, shawl, handicrafts, textiles, traditional costume, typical clothing, clothes

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