Chunchu Natural Alpaca Mesa Cloth with binding


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.This handsome mesa has a soft hand due to the lovely quality of soft alpaca fibers. . Weaver Maria Apaza Huillca hand spun the alpaca fibers into yarns and wove this lovely mesa cloth outside her home under the gaze of the apus in her Q’ero village.  She used the natural colors of alpaca given by Pachamama: browns charcoal, tan, cream, and gray She added a handsome woven binding around all the edges to complete this special mesa.  The sacred symbols of the chunchu figures represent the Inkarri, which are celebrated at all Q’ero festivals by the chunchu dances. The Andean people anticipate the return of the Inkarri, great ruler, to restore the glory of the Inka people  33 x 24 inches.  84 x 61 cm.

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