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Home Decor - Wall Hangings - Tapestries - Applique Folk Art Wall Hangings - (Peru)
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These Home Decor - Wall Hangings - Tapestries - Applique Folk Art Wall Hangings - (Peru) are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.

Prices correct at time of writing - subject to change


Applique organizer, 'Highland Scenes' (Peru)
$57.99

Scenes from the Andean highlands cover a colorful wall-hung organizer by Leonor Quispe. Designed to hold socks, scarves or small items in three pockets, it brings Andean cheer to any setting. Quispe works in the traditional art of arpilleria (patchwo more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Andean Landscape' (Peru)
$72.99

Flowers bloom in highland meadows in the shadow of rugged mountain peaks. Watched over by shepherds, sheep graze beside a cool blue lake and women spin their fleece into wool. Maria Ramos Sanchez shares idyllic scenes from her homeland with this extr more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Andean Llamas' (Peru)
$79.99

A condor soars overhead while a family watches their herd of llamas. Maria Uyauri depicts the tranquil scene in intricate arpilleria – embroidered appliques of fabric cutouts hand-stitched to a background of cotton. Crafted in three dimensions, eac more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Andean Wedding' (Peru)
$69.99

This lovely patchwork illustrates a wedding in a Peruvian town. With her meticulous applique and stitching, Maria Uyauri depicts the bridal party in the atrium of a whitewashed church. Bride, groom, priest, friends and family appear in joyous colors. more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Autumn Harvest' (Peru)
$69.99

Autumn is the time of harvest in the Andean highlands. Apple trees are laden with fruit while cabbages, potatoes, pumpkins and more keep villagers busy in this beautiful tapestry. Llamas, sheep, goats and pigs abound in this exuberant glimpse of Peru more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Busy City Market' (Peru)
$156.99

Itinerant vendors line the street in front of shops specializing in clothing, fabrics, wool and flowers. In the background, skyscrapers reveal another face of contemporary Peru. "This is a city market," Maria Uyauri says. "This is a daily reality in more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Christmas Fiesta' (Peru)
$172.99

Everyone seems to take part in a joyous fiesta. Townspeople reenact the first Christmas in a living nativity scene. Sheep, cows and llamas join villagers who arrive in costume or dressed in their Sunday best. Above, the infinite sky is filled with st more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Cuzco Folk Dance' (Peru)
$69.99

Dressed in full, ruffled skirts, women join the men of the town for a lively folk dance. Musicians play the tune known as Valicha with zampona panpipes and a drum. Beyond the hamlet of whitewashed homes, sheep graze amid cactus and fruit trees. Leono more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Cuzco Village' (Peru)
$104.99

Dressed in full, ruffled skirts, women join the men of the town for a lively folk dance. Beyond the hamlet of whitewashed homes, llamas graze amid condors soar in this charming wall hanging. Leonor Quispe works in the traditional art of arpilleria (p more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Highland Harvest' (Peru)
$169.99

Autumn is the time of harvest in the Andean highlands. Cabbages, carrots, pumpkins and more keep villagers busy in this beautiful tapestry. Llamas, sheep, goats and pigs abound in this exuberant glimpse of Peru. Maria Uyauri creates the scene in intr more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Highland Market' (Peru)
$164.99

It seems that the entire town has congregated in the plaza for market day in the highlands. Wonderfully detailed, this fascinating patchwork depicts shoppers and merchants selling all kinds of fresh produce, flowers, cloth, grains and yarn. Maria Uya more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Our World' (Peru)
$84.99

"We must look after Earth with the same loving care we look after our children," advices Leonor Quispe from Peru. Working with traditional arpilleria (applique) techniques, she creates a three-dimensional composition featuring a community of people h more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Peruvian Amazon' (Peru)
$247.99

The exotic flora and fauna that lives in the Amazon jungle inspire Leonor Quispe in the creation of this arpilleria wall hanging. The composition is fabulously detailed with applique images as she sews the wall hanging of cotton featuring monkeys and more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Spring Day' (Peru)
$52.99

"To me, spring is synonymous with life, youth, sun, breeze and lots of colors. That's because of the abundance of flowers in our Andean Sierra. The animals also enjoy this season, which inspired me to create this wall hanging," confides Balvina Huayt more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Summer Fest' (Peru)
$77.99

Residents of a highland village dress in their colorful best to parade through the streets. Maria Uyauri depicts a pasacalle, carried out on summer evenings. She creates the scene in intricate arpilleria – embroidered appliques of fabric cutouts ha more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Tending Llamas' (Peru)
$129.99

The sun sets behind the deep blue Andean skyline, highlighting the llamas' white fur in this patchwork wall decoration by Maria Ramos Sanchez. Hand-shaped patterns evoke an endearing harmony as layers of color nestle into the serene valley. Ramos ela more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Underwater World' (Peru)
$79.99

This wall hanging is a fascinating study of the textile arts. By Maria Uyauri, it depicts her vision of an underwater world teeming with colorful tropical fish. Uyauri creates this beautiful wall hanging in intricate arpilleria – embroidered appliq more...


Applique wall hanging, 'World of Nature' (Peru)
$55.99

"Nature shows a marvelous range of joyous colors in a world filled with flowers. In this design I really enjoyed thinking of the fresh breeze and the blossoms' perfume," Maria Uyauri confides. An expression of peace on earth, this wall hanging depict more...


Cotton applique wall hanging, 'A Day at the Farm' (Peru)
$69.99

Maria Uyauri details a busy day at a Peruvian farm in this vibrant arpilleria wall hanging. The applique composition features tall banana trees and women carrying pineapples and bananas, while another feeds the turkey, chicken and hens. Amazingly det more...


Cotton applique wall hanging, 'Andean Village' (Peru)
$69.99

Surrounded by snowcapped mountains and fertile fields, the colorful houses of an Andean village are welcoming. Women engaged in their daily tasks walk along their neighborhood in a scene detailed by Maria Uyauri with arpilleria artistry. Highly detai more...


Cotton applique wall hanging, 'Cows and Hay' (Peru)
$79.99

Carrying pitchforks and haystacks, men look after their cattle in green Andean valleys. Maria Uyauri selects a palette of brown and green hues to create this three-dimensional arpilleria composition. Highly detailed, the applique wall hanging feature more...


Cotton applique wall hanging, 'Pacific Sea Life' (Peru)
$79.99

Gulls and seabirds soar in the skies above as penguins, sea lions and pelicans populate the teeming Pacific shore. A breathtaking palette of colors greets the viewer in this extraordinary wall hanging. Maria Uyauri works in arpilleria – embroidered more...


Cotton applique wall hanging, 'Waylarsh Dance' (Peru)
$117.99

There's a festive spirit in the Wankamayo valley as people dress in their traditional costumes to dance the legendary Waylarsh. Originally performed for the potato sowing and harvesting seasons, the dance is now also performed during carnivals. Marce more...


Cotton wall hanging, 'Machu Picchu Farmers' (Peru)
$177.99

The sacred city of Machu Picchu at Cuzco makes for a magnificent setting in this composition by Maria Uyauri. At the forefront, Andean farmers plow the land and look after their crops. Uyauri details the scene with expressive artistry as she masters more...

 

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