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A classic style mesa cloth woven with distinctive Inti symbols of sacred light and sun in soft hues. The woven patterns of sun at midday and wide bands of growing fields reflect Q’ero life as strongly connected to the agricultural fields of Pachamama, the Apus, and all beings. Weaver Laura Samata Gerillo knelt on the ground, leaning over her loom for many days to produce this finely balanced classic textile outside her stone one-room home in Ccochamarka village, Q’eros. Colors are softer and more muted than in the photos. 29 x 27 inches. 74 x 64 cm. Your purchase includes a photo of Laura holding your new mesa cloth.
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To learn more about Q’ero weaving and watch them spin and weave, watch this brief video: Weaving in the Q’ero Nation.