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This stunning ceremonial poncho was woven in brightly woven sacred symbols of Inti (sun and light). The weaver, Hapu Q’ero elder Damiana Apaza Samata, worked bent over her loom for six months to create this beautiful poncho. Men of Q’eros wear these magnificent colorful ponchos for ceremonies, festivals, and formal occasions. 37 inches across the front plus 37 inches across the back (77 inches around total). 35 inches long in front and 35 inches long in back. (108 x 89 cm). Plus the fringe all around. A photo of the weaver Damiana is included with your purchase as well as a photo of her husband holding this poncho. The photo of the man holding the poncho shows the true colors of the poncho.
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.