Handwoven Wool Floral Tapestry from Peru, "San Pedro Lilies"
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Calla lilies are glorious among brightly colored flowers in a fabulous tapestry by Walter Paucar Velarde. First he dyes the wool yarn in shades of purple, green, cherry, pink, yellow, blue and brown. Then he weaves the tapestry on a traditional loom featuring the relleno (stuffed) textures distinctive of the weaves from San Pedro de las Cajas.
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.
Walter Paucar Velarde has received a $700 microcredit loan with 0% interest. Proceeds were used to purchase new equipment.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
This artist supports children under the age of 18.