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Andean Wool Tapestry in Browns Handwoven with Birds, "Brown Birds in Eden"

byCerapio Vallejo: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (39)
Birds sing together as they flock to the spreading branches of a tree.... more

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Birds sing together as they flock to the spreading branches of a tree. "This is the Tree of Happiness," says master weaver Cerapio Vallejo. "It signifies the reign of peace and love in your home." A dark brown border frames this stunning tapestry, hand-woven of virgin wool.

Titled "Tierra de aves" in Spanish.

  • 0.44 kgs
  • 1.0 lbs
  • 80 cm L x 60 cm W
  • 31.5" L x 23.5" W

  • 100% wool, cotton warp
  • Dry clean only
  • Display rod not included
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Marked with artist's initials or trademark
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in the Andesicon info
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02/10/2021

"This is a gorgeous pick"

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This tapestry is well mad and beautiful colors. It looks so nice hanging in my hallway.

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08/30/2019

"Andian Wool Tapestry"

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I am very pleased with this tapestry. It is well crafted, just as pictured.

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05/17/2021

"Welcome to 2021!"

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This runner is perfect on my Grangmother s old ornate walnut buffet! A lovely modern touch to add life and pizazz to this old-fashioned piece! It really shines against the dark wood. This is a substantial runner of high quality.

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04/28/2021

"Wonderful gift."

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This is a beautiful runner. The colors are vibrant and the quality is exceptional.

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02/17/2021

"Beautiful, vibrant tapestry"

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I purchased this tapestry many years ago. It hangs in my dining room and is still as vibrant and stunning as when it was new. I have several other pieces by Mr. Vallejo. He is a genius.

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02/10/2021

"Beautiful piece"

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Everything I hoped that it would be. . . was worth the price.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

At a time when Cerapio was barely able to support his family he discovered Novica and Novica's shoppers discovered him. His life changed. He was able to buy a new house, turn his old house into his workshop and educate his children. He continues to hire and train other artisans and has helped many of them to build their own workshops. He loves the recognition his work has found and the security it has brought his family. If you ever meet him, he will proudly tell you that he is the first member of his family to buy a car.

Cerapio learned to weave from his father and grandfather. He draws inspiration from Peruvian culture and the Andean village life that he shared while growing up in Ayacucho. He treasures the art of weaving and the opportunities it has given him to preserve this centuries-old Peruvian tradition by teaching it to other artisans.

Cerapio supported the studies of his three children, two of whom are already married and have families of their own. There is one left in school, Cerapio is by far proud of supporting his children, and he did it because of his art.

Cerapio Vallejo has received 8 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1350 and the most recent for $2850. Proceeds were used to purchase cotton and wool to continue production.

Cerapio prides himself on being able to employ other artisans. For years he has hired skilled weavers to help with his orders and unskilled workers eager to learn the weaving arts.

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