The Art of Life
The collection in Likha, however, is more expansive in its scope, as it covers five subcollections: pre-colonial pottery; jewellery; fabrics, clothing, and embroidery; religious items and iconography; and furniture.
Valdes opens the show, so to speak, with a treatise on pre-colonial earthenware. Produced in various regions of the country between the 9th and 16th centuries, the collection presents an interesting crosssection of life prior to Spanish colonisation. One catches glimpses of a crude age, where hunters sought food in the dense forests while