Peruvian textiles have an incredibly rich tradition, with pre-Incan museums all around the country featuring beautiful textiles. In Paracas, the textile art is considered exquisite and delicate. Dating from around 600 BC these textiles were used to wrap mummies, in layer after layer of ornate and finely woven textiles.

Peruvian textiles are so colourful and have softly feminine traits. It just unbelievable that these textiles were used to wrap mummies, in layer after layer of ornate and finely woven textiles dating from around 600 BC!

Polleras, and a majority of Quechua garments worn by men, women and children are decorated with lots of colour, and detailed embellishments. Each Quechua region has a different pattern that makes it distinct when compared to the other regions.

Polleras, and a majority of Quechua garments worn by men, women and children are decorated with lots of colour, and detailed embellishments. Each Quechua region has a different pattern that makes it distinct when compared to the other regions.

A door in Cusco, Peru. Blue doors bring good luck, or so they say.... #Travel #Peru

A door in Cusco, Peru. Blue doors bring good luck or so they say in Peru

flewmycolourslikeasail:    travelingcolors:    The weaver | Peru    (via yellowblog)

Travel Inspiration for Peru - This local textile worker is just an example of the artistic works and unique cultural experiences possible on a tour to Peru.

TRAJES TIPICOS DEL PERU Traditional Peruvian Dresses: La Marinera Norteña

TRAJES TIPICOS DEL PERU Traditional Peruvian Dresses: La Marinera Norteña

Vive un #BestDay en #Peru Traje Típico Huancayo expresan la identidad cultural de una región o período de tiempo específico mediante la vestimenta. #OjalaEstuvierasAqui

Vive un #BestDay en #Peru Traje Típico Huancayo expresan la identidad cultural de una región o período de tiempo específico mediante la vestimenta. #OjalaEstuvierasAqui

Meche Correa has borrowed centuries old Peruvian weaving techniques and patterns and brought them into a modern context.

A Scavenger’s Tale – Lima, Peru, Meche Correa and Vacide Erda Zimic

Meche Correa has borrowed centuries old Peruvian weaving techniques and patterns and brought them into a modern context.

Национальный танец Перу - романтическая «Маринера» | Статьи о Перу

Национальный танец Перу - романтическая «Маринера» | Статьи о Перу

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