Cusco Textiles - A Guide to Textiles from the Cusco Region

Cusco Textiles - A Guide to Textiles from the Cusco Region of Peru

Introduction to Cusco Textiles

Responsible Tourism in Peru

Quechua Traditional Clothing in Peru

Textile & Weaving Examples in Peru

Llamas and Alpacas in Peru

Spinning the Wool

Natural Dyes used in Andean Textiles, Peru

Types of Loom

Weaving Techniques in Peru

Textile Designs in Peru

Textiles Symbols Peru

Weaving Communities in the Andes, Peru

Weaving Textile Rituals

Festivals and Dances in the Andes, Peru

A Guide to Buying Textiles Weavings in Peru

Textile Examples

     
Manta / Rug or Blanket
 
Lliclla / Shawl
 
Poncho
 
Chullo / Knitted Hat
 
Chalina / Scarve
 
Pasadizo / Runner
 
Chumpi / Belt
 
Chuspa / Coca Bag
 
Wachala / Carry Cloth
 
Chaleco / Waistcoat
 

 

Cusco Textiles - A Guide to Weavings and Textiles in the Cusco Region of Peru

Introduction to Textiles in Peru / Responsible Tourism / Traditional Clothing / Textile Examples / Llamas & Alpacas / Spinning the Wool / Natural Dyes / Types of Loom / Weaving Techniques / Textile Symbols / Textile Cooperatives & Communities / Textile & Weaving Rituals / Festivals & Dance / A Guide to Buying Weavings & Textiles in Peru

 

Mike Weston 2007. Material & Photos in this website cannot be used without written consent from the copyright holder.

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