Augustina Quispe Apaza created this lovely mesa cloth in beautiful hues to frame the four bands of sacred symbols of the Andes. The four bands of symbols represent double Inti, the sacred sun and inner light. The symbols evoke a world coming into harmony and balance. The wide soft pink bands anad subtle striped bands represent agricultural fields. The two-panel mesa cloth reflects the sacred complementary duality of male/female as lived in the Andes of Peru. Your purchase helps Augustina, her family, and her community build a more sustainable life and supports traditional Q’ero culture. 29 x 25 inches. 74 x 63.5 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.