Handwoven Peruvian Alpaca Wool Striped Shawl, "Tarma Marigold"
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Woven by hand, vibrant shades of orange, red and purple conjure the marigolds that flourish in Tarma. This generous and elegant shawl by Wilmer Vilchez comes to life in baby alpaca wool, the luxurious fleece from the season's first shearing.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Wilmer Vilchez has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $850 and the most recent for $1050.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.