Embroidery

Monsefú

Delicate embroidery represent flowers, plants, animals and the peacock MonsefúArtisans Community The City of Flowers is well known for handicrafts in woven straw, reed and embroidery in threads of all kinds, even gold and silver.Hats, baskets, wallets and saddlebags stand out in the straw, as well as hand-embroidered cotton garments and toys and other wooden …

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Arequipa

Knitwear, hats and embroidered in Colca Valley Arequipa Artisans Community The Colca Valley conformed by 14 towns, where Collagua and Cabana communities lives. The differences between them are on the shape of their hats; and the embroidery characteristic of clothing of inhabitants. Typical dances such as Wititi, declared in 2015 as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity …

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Titicaca

Amantani and Taquile Island Community Lake Titicaca Artisans Community Taquile was named Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.On the islands of Taquile and Amantani, the clothing dates from pre-Columbian times and is appreciated in its design and iconography. Women wear multicolored flower embroidered blouses with wide black skirt with a …

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Pomabamba

Pomabamba embroidery «Pintaybata» Pomabamba Artisans Community Pomabamba is a town in Huaraz that preserves ancestral art, expressing it in the traditional Pintaybata, which is the maximum expression of its identity, it is an open skirt in black with embroidery of beautiful flowers found in the valley of the same name as trinitarians and cantutas, its …

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Huancayo

Huancayo Embroidery and silverware Huancayo Artisans Community Huancayo’s embroidery art dates from the colonial times to adorn the dresses of the icons and statues of the Catholic Church in which they used threads of gold, silver and precious stones, Kutuncha is the Quechua name of the indigenous dress for feminine use, initially called by Europos” koton”, …

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Ayacucho

Knitting in Sheep Wool and Embroidery in High Relief AYACUCHO Embroiderers Community The artisans belong to the Wari culture, which flourished between 800 and 1100 AC, they are weavers and embroiderers of traditional textiles with the art and inherited skills that date back to about 2,700 years. It is the evolution of pre-Hispanic textile art, …

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