Multicolor Alpaca Wool Tapestries(23 items)
David Laura Zanabria Wool rugs and tapestries
"Through my art I want to reveal the Andean people and our capacity to redeem the past."
Popular Multicolor Alpaca Wool Tapestries
Alpaca Wool Tapestry of Man Playing Pan Pipe, "Andean Winds"$279.99
Designed and crafted by Deborcio Choquecahua in Peru, this alpaca wool tapestry depicts an Andean man playing a or pan pipe. A llama in the background keeps watch over the scene. The tapestry is woven by hand on a traditional loom in a warm palette of rust, ochre and green shades.
Chakana Condor Bird Alpaca Blend Tapestry from Peru, "Apu Kuntur"$347.99
Symbolizing the stairway to the heavens, the cross is a geometric symbol that evokes the Andean cosmovision. Peruvian artist David Laura Zanabria creates this stunningly mystical tapestry, which depicts a condor bird with the body of a chakana that soars beneath the rays of the sun. Zanabria works on a traditional loom to hand-weave this tapestry from an alpaca blend. This piece is named in Quechua. Apu means "God" or mountain, and also refers to the Apu mountain spirits. Kuntur is the Quechua word for "condor."
Handwoven Multicolored Alpaca Blend Tapestry from Peru, "Andean Cosmovision"$439.99
Inspired by the pre-Hispanic world view known as "cosmovision," Peruvian artisan Inka designs this impressive tapestry. Handwoven of alpaca blend yarns, the or Inca cross indicates the cardinal directions, as well as the "three levels of existence." The cross is surrounded by abstract, colorful forms that suggest people and animals.