Mesa Cloth with Double Inti Symbols


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Four double rows of sacred Inti symbols express the Q’ero people’s intimate relationship with the sun and light. The double rows reflect the rising and setting sun, that is, noon.  The deep wine reds in the outer bands contrast with the bands black on the male and female sides of the mesa cloth. This traditional style mesa cloth reflects the sacred complementary duality as lived in the Andes of Peru. Maruja Sucle Phacsi wove this with very fine handspun yarns and tight, even weave. Her ecellence as a weaver is known throughout Q’eros. Your purchase helps her family and her community build a more sustainable life and supports traditional Q’ero culture.  26 x 31 inches. 66 x 78.5 cm.   A photo of Maruja is included with your purchase.

Learn more about the Q’ero people and how your purchase helps Q’ero communities.  Heart Walk Foundation
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