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Alpaca blend cape, 'Ayacucho Muse' - Alpaca Blend Cape with Crocheted Flower Fringe Curate

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Ayacucho Muse Alpaca Blend Cape with Crocheted Flower Fringe

A florid waterfall showers this cape with exquisite elegance. Celinda Jaco... more

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A florid waterfall showers this cape with exquisite elegance. Celinda Jaco crochets the fringe by hand on the hem of this alpaca blend cape, using the same fabric to cover the buttons. Once reserved for the Inca aristocracy and later for special occasions, alpaca is coveted for its warmth.

  • 0.69 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • Garment Measurements
  • 57 cm L x 98 cm W
  • 22.5" L x 39" W
  • Length including fringe: 76 cm L
  • Length including fringe: 30" L

  • 50% alpaca, 45% acrylic, 5% wool
  • Features a button closure
  • Dry clean only
  • Textile softness: Soft -- this item has been made with natural fibers that are soft to the touch
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andes

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Celinda uses traditional materials to create her contemporary clothing line. Her designs are often based on Andean styles such as ponchos and ruanas, her garments are machine knit and finished by hand. From her early teens Celinda was obsessed with textiles and began to learn tailoring, knitting, crochet, toy-making and appliqué. Many of these crafts were taught to her by her family. Today she enjoys passing her skills on to the next generation. She encourages university students who are curious about the textile arts to visit her workshop and "practice".

Celinda has a natural entrepreneurial spirit. She attempted many things before finding her own workshop. Dedicated to preserving Peruvian textile traditions, she trains her own workers and informally trains university student who have an open invitation to visit her workshop and learn about the textile arts. She is an asset to her community.

Celinda, her husband and her grandson are all supported through her Novica sales. These sales are steady enabling her to pay her employees, her workshop bills and other living expenses.

Celinda hires as many university students as possible. It is her way of ensuring that someone will not have to give up their studies because they cannot afford to continue.

She has received an award for quality and design from Promperu the Peruvian export and tourism agency.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Celinda's is proud to be able to pay for the education of one of her grandsons.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

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Alpaca blend cape 'Ayacucho Muse' by Celinda Jaco can be found in clothing categories such as Floral Ponchos, Alpaca Wool Ponchos, Alpaca Wool Blend Ponchos and Acrylic Blend Ponchos. Enjoy exploring these sections for other Novica treasures.

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"Soft, Delicate and Elegant !"

A true Gem ! This Alpaca Blend Cape w/Crocheted Flower Fringe - is Adorable ! Can be worn with dressy Jeans, long a-line skirts and or Leather skirts ! Very Stylish , Soft & Comfortable ! I truly will appreciate every-time I wear this lovely Cape, the long hours and hard work ,Mrs Jaco endured, to assure her customers satisfaction ! Friends for Life ! Amor Agape' ! ,Nidia USA.

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Poncho Cape
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  • All Occasions , you can dress up or down

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Celinda Jaco

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7 Testimonials for Celinda Jaco

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italy

beautiful work

Barbara

I bought Celinda's misty grey alpaca cloak with white embroidery as a birthday gift to myself. My, what great taste I have! Celinda's designs are exquisite, and the workmanship is excellent. The cape is very soft and warm, yet light weight. I am receiving many compliments and definitely will order more of her artistry. What a pleasure to wear!

Nan

 
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