Incan weaving - photo/picture definition - Incan weaving word and phrase image

Incan weaving - photo/picture definition - Incan weaving word and phrase image

Khipu or record-knots were used by ancient Andean cultures such as the Inca in order to record and transfer information and records. The word Khipu comes from the Quechua word for “knot" and denotes both singular and plural. Khipu are textile artifacts composed of cords of cotton or occasionally camelid fiber.

Khipu or record-knots were used by ancient Andean cultures such as the Inca in order to record and transfer information and records. The word Khipu comes from the Quechua word for “knot" and denotes both singular and plural. Khipu are textile artifacts composed of cords of cotton or occasionally camelid fiber.

Inca jewellery worn by nobility. Inti, or the sun, was the most important god in Inca culture and as gold shone like the sun it held a major role in religious ceremony.

Inca jewellery worn by nobility. Inti, or the sun, was the most important god in Inca culture and as gold shone like the sun it held a major role in religious ceremony.

Peruvian art; a help for students of design

Peruvian art; a help for students of design

Lamppupampula organic cotton Description: Allure Of Midnight. The beautiful new print Lamppupampula captures the spirit of a glowing lantern on a winter’s night. Sanna Annukka designed Lamppupampula and its colorful large-scale motifs add vibrancy to any space. The 100% organic cotton fabric makes a gorgeous tablecloth or wall hanging, and stunning wearable pieces.

Lamppupampula organic cotton Description: Allure Of Midnight. The beautiful new print Lamppupampula captures the spirit of a glowing lantern on a winter’s night. Sanna Annukka designed Lamppupampula and its colorful large-scale motifs add vibrancy to any space. The 100% organic cotton fabric makes a gorgeous tablecloth or wall hanging, and stunning wearable pieces.

An artifact used in ceremonial sacrifices of the Mochica-Chimu cultures. Coastal Peru.

An artifact used in ceremonial sacrifices of the Mochica-Chimu cultures. Coastal Peru.

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