Chinchero Handwoven Bag


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This colorful handwoven bag in cochineal and sage green has a decorative center band. The pattern is a special motif from Chinchero, a member village in the Peruvian Highlands of the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco. The colors are derived from flowers, roots, insect, and bark.

This durable and finely handwoven alpaca/wool bag is fully-lined bag features one interior zipped pocket, a zipped 13” top closure, and double carrying straps. The double straps and top trim are woven of sturdy warp-faced striped bands. The top of the bag features the nawi awapa trim finish.

This bag was woven by Epifania Choque Quispe, a member of the Chinchero community and cooperative member of the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco, Peru.

Fiber: 90% wool, 10% alpaca
Size: 13″w x 12″h with 4″ bottom gusset; 17″ woven double strap to shoulder
Colors: cochineal and sage green with accents of rose, gold, indigo


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