Scenery 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 typical day in the life of the andean people where you can see the ladies weaving and 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.

Materials: natural pumpkin

Size: 22 x 22 x 6 cms.

$49.99

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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 typical day in the life of the andean people where you can see the ladies weaving and 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.

Additional information

Weight 1.8 kg
Dimensions 22 × 22 × 6 cm