The complex images of Inkarri (Chunchu) in this mesa cloth evoke strength and confidence in a world coming into harmony and balance. The Inkarri symbols represents the Q’ero people’s belief in the coming return of Inkarri (great Inka leader) and the resurgence of the greatness of the descendants of the Inka people. Q’ero weaver Alicia Gerillo Qusipe, used her advanced skills to create this tightly woven textile framing the Inkarri with bright bold colors. Alicia wove this mesa cloth kneeling on the ground outside her home in Kiku Q’eros, at 12,000 feet in elevation under the watchful protection of Apu Mama Rosa. Your purchase helps her family and her community build a more sustainable life and supports traditional Q’ero culture. 29 x 25 inches. 74 x 64 cm. Your purchase includes a photo of Alicia holding your new mesa cloth.
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