bolivian frazadas
alpaca frazada eight

bolivian frazadas
alpaca frazada eight


These vintage textiles, called frazadas, have been handwoven by Aymara women in the Andean region since Pre-Hispanic times, and used to protect against the high altitude cold. Weaving of each frazada is done in two separate parts which are then sewn together; this central seam shows decorative details and colors that highlight the beauty of the tapestry.

Frazadas make great rugs, blankets at the foot of the bed, and throws – and also tablecloths and picnic blankets (which is how they are still used by many Andean families).

53″ x 63″

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Weight 1 lbs

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