Scarf with sacred Chunchu dancers #104


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Francesca Gerillo Apaza is a young weaver living in the tiny village of Yanaruma at the highest habitable elevations in the Andes Mountains of Peru. Teen girls learn to weave scarves before tackling the immense complexities of mestanas. The even threads of this scarf show Francesca’s steady hand and ability to become a fine weaver. This fine scarf will keep you warm knowing your purchase helps the Q’ero culture survive in harsh conditions.  A photo of the weaver holding this scarf is included with your purchase.

6 x 60 in. plus 5 in. fringe at each end
15 x 153 cm plus 13 cm. fringe at each end