Mesa with Sacred Chunchu Symbols


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Classic llikya or mesa cloth with four rows of sacred Ch’unchus (Inkarri). The Chunchu represents the coming return of Inkarri when the traditional descendants of the Inka people will rise again in the fullness of their beautiful culture. Justina Apasa Samata wove this textile in the traditional way, on her knees outside her home in Hapu Grande. The process takes several months.  31.5 x 24 inches. 80 x 61 cm.  Your purchase includes a photo of Justina’s husband holding this textile.
Learn how your purchase helps Justina’s community in Q’eros.
Meet the weavers in her home village as they ask for help to sell their weavings in this short film:    Q’ero Life in the Andes: A Partnership.
Watch Q’ero villagers spin and weave: Weaving in the Q’ero Nation.