Christmas-Themed Cotton Blend Patchwork Tree Skirt from Peru, "Christmas Time"
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Working in the tradition of arpillería patchwork, Peruvian artisan Leonor Quispe creates this fantastic cotton blend tree skirt for the holiday season. An Andean landscape is the set piece for this traditional nativity, complete with Santa Claus and his reindeer flying through the mountain air.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Leonor Quispe has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $600 and the most recent for $750.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.