Q'ero/Awayo Style Mesa/Mestana Cloth - 47" X 38.5" HOLD

$ 190.00

Q'uero/Awayo Style Mesa/Mestana Cloth - $190

47" X 38.5"

Condition: Vintage

Awayo style, hand-woven alpaca and natural dyes from the Andes, Bolivia. Has been used in Ceremony, in excellent condition for its age, approximately 60 years. Has a smal weak spot in the lower right quadrant. It can be made into a poncho by opening the center seam. Typically, this size is worn by women. They fold it diagonally, and wrap over their shoulders and hold closed with a tupu, a type of long pin. They will also wrap it around their hips to keep warm.  

The Andean people use these Mesa/Mestana cloths in their Shamanic practices and Ceremony.

Can be used as decor in your home or office, adding warmth, texture, and culture.

Please note that the photo with the Mesas, Shipibo Rattles, and watanas/ties are for display; they may not be available if sold. However, there are more available. Each one is unique.

Because these items are hand-crafted by local artisans using traditional techniques, slight variations may occur. Note that colors may vary according to each display monitor.

Ask about:

Tie/Watana to compliment your Mesa. $25 each

Tie/Watana - Fringe to compliment your Mesa. $25 each

Small Shipibo Rattles: $17

Large Shipibo Rattles: $27

SKU: MCA0055

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