one film reel( 680 feet) sound color 16mm archival original
Motion pictures (visual works)
title from credits (published work)--archival collection
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Film also known by the title Sinforiano Alancay
Edited ethnographic film by Jorge Preloran documents a traditional method of weaving using a horizontal loom introduced by the Spanish. Sinforiano Alancay, of Tilcara, Jujuy Province, Argentina, is shown weaving a bedspread. Produced at the Universidad Nacional de Tucumán with assistance from the Fondo Nacional de las Artes.