Peruvian Scarf Cochineal Inspired


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Product Description

This naturally dyed wool, alpaca scarf featuring cochineal has traditional patterning from the Patabamba village in the Peruvian Highlands of Cusco. Traditional motifs are combined by the artisan to produce one-of-a-kind textiles. This handsome scarf features traditional geometric designs including Q’eswa (rope), Qalaywa (lizard), and Apu (mountain). Handwoven on a backstrap loom it is finished with a beautiful twisted fringe.

This scarf was woven by an artisan member of the Patabamba village and cooperative member of Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco, located in the Peruvian Highlands of Cusco.

This scarf may also be used as a lovely table runner. Learn more about Patabamba.

Additional Information


purple, red, green


90% wool/10% alpaca


about 8″ wide X 70″ long; approx 4″ fringe


hand wash gently in cool water; dry flat