Handcrafted Andean Christmas Pine Tree Applique Wall Hanging, "Andean Christmas Pine"
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Leonor Quispe gives an Andean village setting to the very first Christmas. She works in the traditional art of arpillera (patchwork) to create this extraordinary wall hanging in the shape of a pine tree. Each tiny figure is crafted in three dimensions and lavishly embroidered.
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.
Vivid colors, beautiful attention to detail, very well made. This will be a treasure for years to come.
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