These textiles are used in sacred despacho ceremonies to hold coca leaves and other prayer and ceremonial items. Minimum size is 15 x 15 inches. Woven by Remigia Salas Chura in her home. Her husband, Santos, is shown holding the despacho cloth. His father is a known paqo in the Q'eros Nation and lives with them. A photo of Santos holding the despacho cloth is included with your purchase.
Learn how your purchase helps the Q'ero people: Q'ero Life in the Andes: A Partnership.
To learn more about Q'ero weaving and watch them spin and weave, watch this brief video: Weaving in the Q'ero Nation.