Hand Made Cotton Arpillera Wall Hanging of Peruvian Fields, "Colorful Garden"
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In this hand made arpillera wall hanging, artisan Leonor Quispe of Peru creates a colorful scene of fields, country homes, an orchard and a country side in the height of bloom. This arpillera is filled with texture and fabulous details, from the peasants' clothing to the blankets on the donkeys to the multi-colored wings of the butterflies. The top of the arpillera has an opening to insert a rod for hanging on the wall.
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.