Handcrafted Applique Folk Art Bird Wall Hanging, "Peruvian Amazon"
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The exotic flora and fauna that lives in the Amazon jungle inspire Leonor Quispe in the creation of this arpillería wall hanging. The composition is fabulously detailed with appliqué images as she sews the wall hanging of cotton featuring monkeys and macaws, leopards and raccoons, toucans and more.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Leonor Quispe has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $600 and the most recent for $750.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.