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Felicitas Samata Apasa wove this cheerful mesa cloth outdoors, on the ground, in front of her home in Kiku, Qeros. Four rows of sacred Init sysmbols represent the sun and inner light. These images evoke confidence in a world coming into harmony and balance. The wide black bands represent uncultivalted pampa. Q’ero mesa cloths are woven in two panels and reflect the sacred complementary duality of male and female as lived in the Andes of Peru. Your purchase helps Felicitas, her family, and her community build a more sustainable life and supports traditional Q’ero culture. 27.5 x 25 inches. 70 x 63 cm. This mesa folds nicely to hold your inner cloth and khuyas. Your purchase includes a photo of Felicitas holding your new textile.
Watch the Journey of your textile. Tribal Store: Supporting Q’ero Culture
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.