This exquisitely woven wool, alpaca shawl features a pebble weave band of traditional Peruvian motifs . The natural rainbow of rich colors all come from natural dyes. Sophisticated and elegant, the shawl drapes nicely and is finished with a twisted fringe.
Backstrap woven by artisan Ayde Quispe Quipse from Chinchero, a highland village member of the Cusco Center for Traditional Textiles (CTTC). CTTC works with Quechuan-speaking artisans to help preserve Inca textiles and weaving traditions as well as to build skills, community networking, and to develop markets for the goods.