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30. (37) The Changing Social Function of Textiles in the island of Taquile A. Technology B. Social Aspects C. Economics [[image - social force diagram linking Technology, Social Aspects, and Economics]] economy initiate changes in tech. tech. reflects changes in social aspects economy initiates changes in social aspects [[image - x-y graph showing changes in technology, social aspects, and economy relative to textiles from 1925 to 1975]] clothing baskets + containers cordage reed boats house roofs - replace every 2 - 3 years [[image - social force diagram linking Technology, Social Aspects, and Economics]] Feb. 26 (38) transcription of G's notes on conversation with Pancho 2/22/76 on economy. [[left margin]]use of $ [[/left margin]] no more land to be bought; money acquired from sale of textiles used to buy tin roofs for houses, portable radios, sewing machines, mestizo clothes. competition amongst Taquieleans - if one person acquired sewing machine, pancho would work hard (knitting chullos) to acquired money to buy sewing machine. [[left margin]] time-chullo [[/left margin]] Estimated 6 days chullo oreja, 14 days pintay chullo - knitting [[left margin]] [[? - hole punch over text]] " [[ " is for '-chullo']] [[/left margin]] Yarn purchased commercially and from own sheep; commercial yarn had to be respun for chullo [[left margin]] saving$ [[/left margin]] Pancho's money spent "as soon as gotten" - Re savings account, felt
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