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Wool tapestry, 'Owls in the Daytime' (2x5) (Peru)

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Warm earth tones define soft plumage as eight owls join one another on a colorful wall tapestry. Zosimo Laura sets the wide-eyed birds on a sunny background, portraying each one individually. Woven on a handloom, this enchanting tapestry shows extraordinary detail.

Wool tapestry, 'Harvesting Flowers' (Peru)

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Shaded by wide-brimmed hats, women harvest brilliant bouquets of sunflowers and arum blossoms in the fertile Peruvian sierra. Walter Paucar Velarde portrays this colorful scene in a beautiful tapestry woven by hand. Carefully placing each weft (horizontal) thread individually, he creates beautiful p...

Wool tapestry, 'Travelers from Puno' (Peru)

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A group of highland women and their children gaze at snow-capped peaks, their long shadows cast by the Andean afternoon. Francisco Huaynate and family depict a scene from Puno at an altitude of over 12,000 feet along the banks of Lake Titicaca. Hailing from the textile heritage of the Andes, Huaynat...

Wool tapestry, 'Llamas Walk Homeward' (Peru)

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A herdsman and his wife walk with their llamas, heading homeward after a day at pasture. Decked in colorful tassels, these beloved beasts of burden also supply wool for warm sweaters and ponchos. Francisco Huaynate weaves a panorama of pastoral peace, set in the shadow of the majestic Andes. Titled...

Wool tapestry, 'Interlinked Birds' (Peru)

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Rows of color evoke a sense of frenetic movement in this Peruvian tapestry. Zosimo Laura designs a composition of interlinked birds, their fluid shapes and alternating hues creating a rhythmic tessellation of marine hues. Using sheep wool and sparse cotton threads, the artisan weaves a vision of nat...

Wool tapestry, 'Apurimac Traveler' (Peru)

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Bent under the weight of the parcel on his back, a traveler strides forward through the Valley of Apurimac. His burro plods ahead on the verdant outskirts of a mountain town. Beneath a blue-gray sky with billowing clouds, the snowcapped Andes rise heavenward. In this hand-woven tapestry by Francisco...

Wool and cotton tapestry, 'Conch Shell Horn' (Peru)

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Vivid crimson, copper, and red glow against a dark background. Color and composition rivet all eyes on the figure who holds a pututo, or conch shell. This man is a messenger, who uses the shell as a trumpet, commanding the attention of people far and wide with its deep, guttural tone. Francisco Huay...

Wool tapestry, 'Sea Birds' (2x2.5) (Peru)

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A swirling diagonal in warm shades of green reveals an intricate motif of graceful parihuana birds. They meet and entwine in a tapestry by Zosimo Laura. Carefully combining colors, he creates this design on a handloom, laying each strand individually across the warp, or vertical threads. The piece i...

Wool tapestry, 'Highland Streets' (Peru)

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In this stunning tapestry, snowcapped mountains watch over a small Andean village flanked by whitewashed houses. Verdant fields line cobbled streets, and neighbors live in idyllic peace. The Crdenas Brothers weave this Andean postcard with attentive care, transforming this tapestry into a glorious t...

Wool tapestry, 'Cubist Women' (Peru)

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Dressed in the traditional attire of the Andes, a group of women huddles together before dramatically snow-capped peaks. They are hilanderas, women who spin reels of wool shorn from sheep and the mighty alpaca. Raul Ulloa infuses the composition with geometric allure, the captivating angles compleme...