Shipibo Embroidered Cloth in Orange
The Shipibos live in the rainforest areas of Peru. The designs on their cloths are influenced by their experiences with plant medicine. Many of the designs represent their map home through the stars.
This is a long, rectangular dark brown, cotton cloth. Set into it is a rectangular piece of terra cotta brown cotton which is intricately hand embroidered. The designs are filled in with orange embroidery and outlined with dark blue. Some of the geometric shapes are filled in with magenta, yellow, red, blue, purple, pink, green and white embroidery. It’s vibrant and beautiful.
Can be used as a wall hanging, altar cloth or can be made into a pillow cover.
Measurement: 130cm (51.2in) x 75cm (29.5in) / weight: 0,18kg (0.4 pound)