Handcrafted Cotton Arpillera Applique Apron from Peru, "Sweet Morning"
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Depicting a sweet morning in the Andes, cotton blend applique in the traditional style of arpillera handicrafts decorates the front of this apron from Peru. Leonor Quispe crafts the patchwork designs by hand for a lovely kitchen accessory.
- 0.17 kgs
- 0.4 lbs
- Apron: 82 cm L x 64 cm W
- Apron: 32.5" L x 25" W
- Straps: 47 cm L x 1.5 cm W
- Straps: 18.5" L x 0.6" W
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.