Peru - Chinchero Weavers

Chinchero is a village in the Urubamba district of Peru, noted for its high quality crafts. The weaving tradition is particularly strong. We visited a weaving collective.


(click to enlarge) This lady, well into her 80s, is the matriarch of the collective.


(click to enlarge) Constructing the warp of a textile

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