Article of this same title published in TextilForum 2/2009 by Delia H. Etcheverry
This example is typical of Paraguayan lace developed from the old Spanish circular needle lace and reinvented by the native Latin American population.
Ñanduti comes from Guarani, the original language of the indigenous people still used in Paraguay. Ñandu means spider and ti means white.
Purchased by David Piésold in Itaipu on the Pirana River, Alto Parana, Paraguay and gifted to me in early 1980’s