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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.

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Applique Christmas wall hanging, 'Adoring Jesus' (Peru)

This Christmas tree radiates the warmth and joy of the festive season. Crafted by hand by Lucila Emiliana Pedregal, the wall hanging is a magnificent example of Peru's famed arpilleria ("patchwork") tradition. Sewn by hand, it features an endearing n more...

Applique organizer, 'Highland Scenes' (Peru)

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 Wedding' (Peru)

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, 'Busy City Market' (Peru)

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 Star' (Peru)

The Christmas star blazes through the heavens on a quiet night in the Andes. It illuminates a nativity scene with a Peruvian setting. Leonor Quispe gives an Andean setting to the very first Christmas. She works in the traditional art of arpilleria (p more...

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

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)

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, 'Festival' (Peru)

The sun shines brightly on an Andean fiesta. Known as Yunsa or Tumbamonte, this celebration usually takes place during carnival time. A tree is festooned with balloons, streamers and presents, and partygoers dance around the tree. Each one chops at t more...

Applique wall hanging, 'Highland Harvest' (Peru)

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)

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, 'Lettuce Harvest' (Peru)

Fields of crisp lettuce are ready for harvest in a small highland hamlet. Depicted in vivid color, the scene takes place with wonderful details. A condor soars overhead, looking down on sheep, cattle and llamas while the women tend their fertile gard more...

Applique wall hanging, 'Peruvian Amazon' (Peru)

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, 'Potato Harvest' (Peru)

Fields of potatoes are ready for harvest in a small highland hamlet. Depicted on a charming wall hanging, the scene takes place with wonderful details. Condors soar overhead, looking down on sheep, cattle and llamas while the women tend their fertile more...

Applique wall hanging, 'Summer Fest' (Peru)

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 hand more...

Applique wall hanging, 'Tending Llamas' (Peru)

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, 'World of Nature' (Peru)

"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)

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)

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)

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...



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