This stunning mesa by Flor Machacca Apasa of Kiku Q’eros holds the essence of Pachamama in its colors, symbols, and harmony. All four bands feature a seriues of human-like characters with hats. Some bear the symbol of the sacred huacas — the triangle — on their chests. Flor selected bold colors to highlight these sacred images. The two panel textile is a traditional style that reflects the sacred complementary duality of male/female as lived in the Andes of Peru. This mestana has a soft hand and folds nicely. Your purchase helps Flor, her family, and her community build a more sustainable life and supports traditional Q’ero culture. 24 x 26 inches. 60 x 66 cm.
Watch the Journey of your textile. Tribal Store: Supporting Q’ero Culture
Learn how your purchase helps the Q’ero people: Q’ero Life in the Andes: A Partnership.
To learn more about Q’ero weaving and watch them spin and weave, watch this brief video: Weaving in the Q’ero Nation.