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Ayacucho tapestries

All about Ayacucho Tapestries


This week I bring you a very special post about the wonderful tapestries of Ayacucho, come and join me in this story. Ayacucho is one of the cities known as the land of churches, land of artisans, land of the brave, and land of traditions. It was declared by UNESCO as “Capital of Popular Art and Crafts of Peru” for…

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Ayacucho tapestries and visiting Artisan Emilio Fernández Quispe

Ayacucho tapestries and visiting Artisan Emilio Fernández Quispe


Emilio Fernández Quispe is an artist and craftsman, born on July 20, 1964, in Vinchos, Ayacucho. He and his family create textiles, embroidery, altarpieces, Ayacucho tapestries, cushions, and ceramics in a traditional way in their workshop “Manos Andinas Perú“, located in Lurín, Lima. Don Emilio learned to use the loom as family inheritance and the teachings of his father. When…

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