It is proposed case study from the approach to the design of textile surfaces on the handloom weaving, natural dyes based on the Cerrado region in Carmo, Rio Claro-FURNAS. It is noted in this context major application of traditional handloom technology coupled with the use of fibers. This know-how, passed down orally, represents significant fraction of the regional economy and to a large extent, the cultural identity in this context. However, there is the loss of specific knowledge related to the use of natural dyes based on Cerrado plant, although species in this context. As general objective, we intend to study and analyze the natural dyes native of this region and their applications in order to develop this production-based handloom weaving, fundamental process for the population of the region and significant experience as reference in local and regional public policies .
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