Coca Mesa with Sacred Chunchus in Natural Vegetal Dyes

$145.00

1 in stock

The naturally dyed yarns lend a gentleness and earth-connection to this mesa cloth. The mirrored symbols of the sacred Chunchu represents the beheading of Inkarri, the Inka leader who is believed to return to lead the decendants of the Inka people. The traditional descendants of the Inka people will rise again in the fullness of their beautiful culture. Angelica Apaza Samata wove this textile in the traditional way, on her knees outside her home over several months. 25 x 31 inches. 63.5 x 79 cm.
A photo of Angelica holding this textile is included with your purchase.

Learn how your purchase helps the Q’ero people: Q’ero Life in the Andes: A Partnership.

To learn more about Q’ero weaving and watch them spin and weave, watch this brief video: Weaving in the Q’ero Nation.