Woman Dyeing Wool in Peru
Women Dyeing Wool in Peru
Fuschia Ball of Yarn on Top of Purple Corn
A finished ball of fuschia or purple toned yarn sits atop purple ears of corn. Peruvian women at the weaving center in Chincheros Peru used the corn to create the natural dye that colored the wool.
Display of Yarn Balls with Dyeing Ingredients
A display of multi-colored balls of yarn with the corresponding natural ingredients that were used to create their coloring. Peruvian women at the weaving center in Chincheros Peru use spices, corn and cochineal bugs to create the natural dyes to color wool.
Basket of Multi-Colored Balls of Yarn
A basket of multi-colored balls of yarn at the women's weaving center in Chincheros Peru. The peruvian women wash and comb the wool, spin it into yarn then color the yarn with textile dye they make with natural ingrendients like corn, leaves and cochineal bugs.
Peruvian Woman Weaving
Peruvian Textiles and Blankets
Quechua Woman at Market
Peruvian Women Talking at an Outdoor Market
Two Peruvian Women earing hats talking at an outdoor market in Chincheros, Peru.
Quechua Woman Shopping
People Shopping at an Outdoor Potato Market
A female produce vendor talks to shoppers at her outdoor shop selling many potato varieties.
Pile of Orange Tubers
A pile of orange tubers or potato variety on display at an outdoor market in Chincheros, Peru.
Pile of Unusual Potato Variety
A pile of an unusual potato variety in a burlap sack at an outdoor market in Chincheros, Peru.