Elinda del Valle Figueroa

Artisanal pampa lamb wool poncho.

Regular price USD $730 Save $-730
1in stock
Description

Pampa lamb wool poncho woven on a horizontal loom with a formula of knotted design in different colors with natural dyes.

Details and dimensions:
  • Code Vakiano: H1 - LOVAUN - E - 0138
  • Weight: 0.0 kg
  • Made in Argentina
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  • Ships within 1-2 weeks
  • Shipping costs: Free shipping worldwide.
Catamarca, Argentina

Elinda del Valle Figueroa

Woven Products

She was born on January 13th, 1957 in San Fernando, Belén, Catamarca. Elinda is a fifth generation textile, pottery, and wood handcrafter. Her work received a special prize for her track record awarded by the Sociedad Rural Argentina. When she was six (1971) she was filmed making a poncho in Jorge Preloran and Raymundo Gleyser’s documentary Sucedido en Hualfin (It happened in Hualfin). She learned her craft from her grandmother, her mother and her aunts. Today she works in her weaving workshop in Belén with her husband, children and grandchildren.
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