Hand Made Cotton Arpillera Wall Hanging of Paracas in Peru, "Paracas"
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In this hand made arpillera wall hanging, artisan Leonor Quispe of Peru creates a vivid scene inspired by the Paracas National Reserve, located south of Lima on the Peruvian coast. The artist showcases the local fauna enjoying the seaside as the sun sinks over the horizon. The top of the arpillera has an opening for inserting a rod for easy hanging.
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.