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Maria Cutipa

Handcrafted Andean alpaca apparel and accessories in The Andes

"My inspiration comes from our history of Inca weavings, which is one of the oldest textile traditions of the Andes and was one of the most highly developed."

"I was born in Cusco, Peru in 1950. I consider myself to be creative, responsible and punctual. As a girl, I was interested in the handwoven blankets and sashes that my mother created. The main... read more

34 items by Maria Cutipa

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"Amazing garment"

Love the colours.

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"A Treasure"

Absolutely beautiful! and so soft/ Wore to a dinner gathering and received multiple compliments.

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Annette Arena

From Melrose, MA 02176

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"Extraordinary Workmanship"

Maria Cutipa is an artist. This is the most beautiful and meaningful sweater I own. The historic pattern connection coupled with the perfect balance of colors and workmanship make this sweater perfect. Thank you Maria.

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"Beautiful sweater"

Sweater is absolutely beautiful. The craftsmanship is impeccable, the material is soft and comfortable and I can tell this is the highest quality.

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  • Comfort in style

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John R Baumgartner

From Chandler AZ USA

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"Truly a Museum Piece !"

Maria - You helped make this Christmas the most special one in years with your beautiful work of art. Its softer than silk - Ill treasure it forever. MUCHI- SIMAS GRACIAS ! John Baumgartner, Chandler, Arizona

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"Work of art"

I ?? this sweater; soft material,warm, not as heavy as merino, fabulous pattern, black, blue and ochre match so many items in my wardrobe and the scallop details are lovely. Thanks to the artist!

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