Q’ocha or lake motif
This mesa cloth carries the power of life-giving water depicted by symmetrical zig zag lines. . The q’ocha design is a predominant motif in Q’ero textiles. The Quechua word q’ocha refers to a lake, mountain lagoon, or pool. It can even refer to the ocean. All Q’ero weavings are like visual poetry that express the Q’ero people’s intimate and reciprocal relationship of AYNI with all elements of the universe. 27 x 29 inches. 69 x 74 cm.
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