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.

Chinchero-3.jpg

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

Chinchero-6.jpg

(click to enlarge) Constructing the warp of a textile

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by Victor Bloomfield published on June 21, 2010 10:39 AM.

Peru - Building Materials was the previous entry in this blog.

Peru - Chinchero Weaving Scenes is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.