Handwoven Peruvian Scarf: Chahuaytire

$78.00

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Product Description

This natural scarf has intricate traditional patterning from the Chahuaytire village in the Peruvian Highlands of Cusco. Handwoven on a backstrap loom this one-of-a-kind accessory is truly an individual expression showcasing the accomplished weaver.  This design puts a spotlight on the strong use of traditional motifs. Beautifully finished with a twisted fringe.

The scarf was woven by Yila Pucila Jefferson, a member of the Chahuaytire cooperative. These artisans are members of the Center for Traditional Textiles in Cusco, Peru. CTTC works with Quechua weavers to ensure that their 2000-year old textile traditions continue to thrive, and to aid in economic development.

Additional information

Color

natural brown, black, tan stripes w/patterning

Fiber

alpaca and wool

size

about 7.4" wide X 66" long; 4" fringe

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