Dragonfly Motif Wall Hanging Half Chiselled Gourd

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 a representation of dragonflies mingling among the flowers. 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.

Materials: natural pumpkin

Size: 22 x 22 x 8 cms.

$49.99

5 in stock

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Description

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 a representation of dragonflies mingling among the flowers. 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.

Additional information

Weight1.8 kg
Dimensions22 × 22 × 8 cm