Andean Scenery Motif Wall Hanging Half Chiselled Gourd

$49.99

This decorated half chiselled gourd is commonly called a Lapa and is created as a wall hanging piece of decoration. In this case it shows an Andean scenery where you can identify a condor on top of a mountain and a family performing their daily chores: weaving, washing clothes, taking care of the animals. They were made from carved gourds in the Peruvian sierra of Huancayo. The technique for producing a chiselled gourd involves etching fine lines into the gourd with a scalpel called a buril, creating a series of drawings.

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This decorated half chiselled gourd is commonly called a Lapa and is created as a wall hanging piece of decoration. In this case it shows an Andean scenery where you can identify a condor on top of a mountain and a family performing their daily chores: weaving, washing clothes, taking care of the animals. They were made from carved gourds in the Peruvian sierra of Huancayo. The technique for producing a chiselled gourd involves etching fine lines into the gourd with a scalpel called a buril, creating a series of drawings.

Weight 1.8 kg
Dimensions 22 × 21 × 6 cm
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