The colors of the rainbow can also be found throughout Chinchero textiles. Chinchero located 45 minutes outside of Cusco on the high plain Pampa de Anta, Chinchero looks out on stunning views where rainbows frequently arch across potato fields during the rainy season.
The fabric for the cover is made from a handspun blend of wool and alpaca which is hand woven on a backstrap loom. The edges are embellished with ñawi awapa braid. The pillow backs are plain gray commercial fabric with zippered closures. Insert not included.
The designs are based on the weaver who made it, but always influenced by traditional patterns. This is woven by Engracia Quispe Castro, a member of the Chinchero Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco cooperative in the Peruvian Highlands