This item sold on July 9, 2012.
Black Cotton. Prewashed.
THIS IS FINISHED AND READY TO SHIP!
Each one of these products are handmade, ONE of a kind creations...By the women of the Shipibo tribe in Peru.The Shipibo are one of the largest indigenous peoples in the Peruvian
Amazon. All the textile embroidery and artisan craft are carried out by
the women. From a young age the Shipibo females are initiated by
their mothers and grandmothers into this practice.
In their visionary art the Shipibo create complex geometric patterns which convey an all pervading magical reality which can challenge the Western linguistic heritage and rational mind. These intricate patterns are more than an expression of the one-ness of
Creation, the inter-changeability of light and sound, or the union of
The intricate designs have their origin in the non-manifest and
ineffable world within the spirit of the Rainforest and all who live there.