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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.

Prices correct at time of writing - subject to change


Applique organizer, 'Highland Scenes' (Peru)
$57.99

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 arpillería (patchw more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Ancash Fields of Roses' (Peru)
$69.99

Butterflies guard rows of flowers as the sun shines bright on the verdant fields of Cajamarca, in the Ancash department of Peru. Guarded by cattle and birds soaring through azure skies, this wall hanging celebrates Peru's arpillería tradition. Leono more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Ancash Fields of Sunflowers' (Peru)
$247.99

An Andean woman collects the sunflowers she's carefully looked after in order to sell them at the various village markets. Surrounded by green fields and tall trees, she lives in Peru's Ancash department and inspires this wall hanging by Leonor Quisp more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Andean Landscape' (Peru)
$72.99

Flowers bloom in highland meadows in the shadow of rugged mountain peaks. Watched over by shepherds, sheep graze beside a cool blue lake and women spin their fleece into wool. Maria Ramos Sanchez shares idyllic scenes from her homeland with this extr more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Andean Llamas' (Peru)
$79.99

A condor soars overhead while a family watches their herd of llamas. María Uyauri depicts the tranquil scene in intricate arpillería – embroidered appliqués of fabric cutouts hand-stitched to a background of cotton. Crafted in three dimensions, more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Andean Wedding' (Peru)
$69.99

This lovely patchwork illustrates a wedding in a Peruvian town. With her meticulous appliqué and stitching, María Uyauri depicts the bridal party in the atrium of a whitewashed church. Bride, groom, priest, friends and family appear in joyous color more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Busy City Market' (Peru)
$156.99

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," María Uyauri says. "This is a daily reality in more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Christmas Fiesta' (Peru)
$172.99

Everyone seems to take part in a joyous fiesta. Townspeople reenact the first Christmas in a living nativity scene. Sheep, cows and llamas join villagers who arrive in costume or dressed in their Sunday best. Above, the infinite sky is filled with st more...


Applique wall hanging, 'City Market' (Peru)
$72.99

Itinerant vendors line the street in front of shops specializing in clothing, fabrics, wool and flowers. "This is a city market," María Uyauri says. "This is a daily reality in Peru." She creates this beautiful wall hanging in intricate arpillería more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Cuzco Folk Dance' (Peru)
$69.99

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 zampoña panpipes and a drum. Beyond the hamlet of whitewashed homes, sheep graze amid cactus and fruit trees. Leon more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Cuzco Village' (Peru)
$104.99

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 arpillería ( more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Day at the Zoo' (Peru)
$184.99

Families enjoy a day at the zoo observing an astonishing variety of animals. Apes and monkeys, elephants and giraffes, zebras and ostriches fascinate young and old alike. María Uyauri creates the scene in intricate arpillería – embroidered appliq more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Highland Harvest' (Peru)
$169.99

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. María Uyauri creates the scene in int more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Highland Market' (Peru)
$164.99

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. María Uy more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Nativity by the Lake' (Peru)
$52.99

Balvina Huaytalla celebrates the birth of Jesus with an endearing nativity scene set in the Andean highlands. Working in the traditional arpillería, appliqué, she portrays the Holy Family inside a cabin by the shore of Lake Titicaca. The three Wise more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Our World' (Peru)
$84.99

"We must look after Earth with the same loving care we look after our children," advices Leonor Quispe from Peru. Working with traditional arpillería (appliqué) techniques, she creates a three-dimensional composition featuring a community of people more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Peruvian Amazon' (Peru)
$247.99

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 a more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Spring Day' (Peru)
$52.99

"To me, spring is synonymous with life, youth, sun, breeze and lots of colors. That's because of the abundance of flowers in our Andean Sierra. The animals also enjoy this season, which inspired me to create this wall hanging," confides Balvina Huayt more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Summer Fest' (Peru)
$77.99

Residents of a highland village dress in their colorful best to parade through the streets. María Uyauri depicts a pasacalle, carried out on summer evenings. She creates the scene in intricate arpillería – embroidered appliqués of fabric cutouts more...


Applique wall hanging, 'Tending Llamas' (Peru)
$129.99

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, 'Working with Wool' (Peru)
$69.99

This colorful wall hanging is a fascinating study in working with wool. "I used a lot of details in this piece," María Uyauri explains. "This shows the process in the Andes. Sheep are sheared, the wool is washed and dyed, then spun into yarn." In th more...


Cotton applique wall hanging, 'A Day at the Farm' (Peru)
$69.99

Maria Uyauri details a busy day at a Peruvian farm in this vibrant arpilleria wall hanging. The appliqué composition features tall banana trees and women carrying pineapples and bananas, while another feeds the turkey, chicken and hens. Amazingly de more...


Cotton applique wall hanging, 'Andean Village' (Peru)
$69.99

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)
$79.99

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 appliqué wall hanging featur more...


Cotton applique wall hanging, 'Pacific Sea Life' (Peru)
$79.99

Gulls and seabirds soar in the skies above as penguins, sea lions and pelicans populate the teeming Pacific shore. A breathtaking palette of colors greets the viewer in this extraordinary wall hanging. María Uyauri works in arpillería – embroider more...


Cotton applique wall hanging, 'Waylarsh Dance' (Peru)
$117.99

There's a festive spirit in the Wankamayo valley as people dress in their traditional costumes to dance the legendary Waylarsh. Originally performed for the potato sowing and harvesting seasons, the dance is now also performed during carnivals. Marce more...


Cotton wall hanging, 'Machu Picchu Farmers' (Peru)
$177.99

The sacred city of Machu Picchu at Cuzco makes for a magnificent setting in this composition by Maria Uyauri. At the forefront, Andean farmers plow the land and look after their crops. Uyauri details the scene with expressive artistry as she masters more...

 

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