A baby elephant joins creatures from the Peruvian Amazon in this fanciful appliqué wall hanging. Brachiating from tree to tree, a monkey chatters excitedly while pink ducks wade in the river. A serpent slithers up a tree and smiling people go about their business.
Working in the traditional art of arpillera (patchwork), women of the Santa Magdalena Association create this delightful piece. Each tiny figure is crafted in three dimensions and embroidered.
- Fair Trade is so much more than a product assortment. It's about safe workplaces, fair wages and investments in the community
- 90% cotton, 10% acrylic
- A display rod -not included- can be slipped through an opening at the top
- 19" L x 19" W (48 x 48 cm)
- Shipped from Montreal
Meet the artisans ...
"Using cloth of distinctive shades and textures along with colorful wool and floss, we are able to tell about the history, legends and stories linked to our cultural roots."
"We're a group of homemakers from the town of Tembladera in Cajamarca's Yonan district. Before we became involved with this project, we were fulltime homemakers but we started getting together to share our textile skills. We knit, crochet, embroidery and craft all kinds of utilitarian objects, and we decided to form a group and work together... read more
Amazing needlework with embossed items, love it!