Peruvian Indigo Scarf

$75.00

1 in stock

Product Description

This wool 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 including a pretty wonderful Alpaca. Beautifully finished with a twisted fringe.

The scarf was woven by Asunta Sutta Puma, 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

indigo blue w/central design stripe of red/rose colors

Fiber

100% alpaca

Size

about 7" wide X 58" long; approx 4" fringe

Care

hand wash gently in cool water w/mild soap OR dry clean

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