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Signed Handwoven Inca Motif 2.5x4.5 Wool Area Rug from Peru, "Tumi Axe"

byDavid Laura Zanabria: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (12)
A stylized tumi axe is depicted in this area rug from Peru. The tumi was a... more

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A stylized tumi axe is depicted in this area rug from Peru. The tumi was a ceremonial blade characteristic of ancient cultures such as the Moche, Chimu, and Inca. A typical tumi axe features a curved blade at one end, its handle often adorned with a small sculpture that depicts a legendary or historical figure. The composition on this rug is realized in a variety of colors against a body of black. Andean artisan David Laura Zanabria designs the rug, weaving it by hand from wool on an artisanal loom.

  • 0.87 kgs
  • 1.9 lbs
  • 1.36 m L x 0.79 m W
  • 4.5 ft. L x 2.6 ft. W
  • Pile height: 1 cm H
  • Pile height: 0.4" H

  • 100% wool
  • Dry clean only
  • Signed by the artist
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andesicon info
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12

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02/14/2021

"Stunning artwork!"

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The color scheme and artwork of this rug lifts my living space to new heights. The rug is one of the most beautiful that I have ever seen. Thank you so much.

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Tumi Axe, Signed Handwoven Inca Motif 2.5x4.5 Wool Area Rug from Peru

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02/20/2021

"Stairway to the Heavens"

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I love this.....have displayed in my living room for all to see, especially me!

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01/18/2021

"Better Than the Picture"

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This tapestry looks beautiful in my home! My husband and I are very happy with our purchase.

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12/14/2020

"Outstanding colors and quality!"

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This beautiful tapestry will not disappoint. It is absolutely beautiful with colors that are rich and deep. It arrived very quickly and well packaged and clean. It is hanging over a crib where we will enjoy it for years to come.

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12/07/2020

"Utterly extraordinary! More beautiful even than t"

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I had been looking at this for years and finally decided to treat myself to it. I am so glad I did. It is even more beautiful - way more beautiful - than shows in the picture. First, the colors are really intense - just gorgeous. Second - something you would never know from the picture - it has a lot of interesting texture. Many of the parts are raised and it gives it an extra depth and interest. I hadnt bought it earlier since we didnt know where to put it and figured wed find someplace. It is so wonderful that we are rearranging other things to give it a featured place in our diningroom. I have 5 other Peruvian hangings and I love them all very much .- but this one is unique in its artistry and originality.

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  • hanging and looking at

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08/08/2020

"Beautiful tapestry"

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I ve had it for 5 years now, beautiful work of art. I get compliments every time as well.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

David Laura Zanabria has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $600. Proceeds were used to purchase additional wool and dyes for his weaving business.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

 
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