Collectible Alpaca Wool Patterned Scarf, "Puno Winter"
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Wilmer Vilchez prepares for winter fashions with the design of this hand-woven scarf. Selecting rich shades of brown, Vilchez works in baby alpaca wool, so-called for being the season's first shear. It has been prized since the time of the Inca Empire for its incredible warmth yet lightweight feel when wrapped around the neck.
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.