Handwoven Ocean-Themed Wool Tapestry from Peru, "High Seas"
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By Peruvian artisan Luis Leon, this evocative tapestry captures the spirit of the high seas. In blue and white hues, wool is handwoven using a technique known as llenado to create stripes and wavelike patterns. Long, elaborate fringe work completes the tapestry at the bottom.
- 0.34 kgs
- 0.7 lbs
- Tapestry: 67 cm L x 40 cm W
- Tapestry: 26.5" L x 15.75" W
- Fringes: 14 cm L
- Fringes: 5.5" L
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.