100% Wool Tapestry of Two Andean Women with Bright Colors, "Colloquium in the Andes"
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Artisan Zosimo Laura of Peru hand weaves this 100% wool tapestry of two Andean women, mixing traditional colors and themes with modern geometric shapes. The tapestry features vivid colors in red and orange in the women's dress and the sun-kissed sky plus a rich bottle green for the valley grassland. The women's braids are three-dimensional.
- 0.46 kgs
- 1.0 lbs
- Tapestry: 85 cm L x 59 cm W
- Tapestry: 33.5" L x 23" W
- Fringe: 9 cm L
- Fringe: 3.5" L
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Zosimo Laura has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1000 and the most recent for $1450. Proceeds were used to purchase wool and cotton yarn for his tapestries and rugs.
This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.
This artist supports children under the age of 18.