Floral Cotton Blend Arpillera Clutch from Peru, "Floral Landscape"
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An Andean woman picks from a field of flowers, framed against a mountainous landscape in this cotton blend clutch from Peru. Maria Uyauri handcrafts the clutch in the style of arpillera patchwork with intricate embroidery. The back of the clutch is made of cotton, featuring a tie-dyed motif in blue. Opening with a zipper, the clutch reveals a cotton lining that is decorated with archaeological Nazca line motifs.
- 40 grams
- 1.41 oz
- 16 cm H x 22 cm W x 3 cm D
- 6.25" H x 8.75" W x 1.2" D
This artist is currently confronting a major life challenge.
Maria Uyauri has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $800 and the most recent for $1250. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of larger amounts of fabrics to keep in stock throughout the year for continuous production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.