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Shibipo Sleeveless Top

SKU: tx0246

Product Dimensions: 28 L x 21.5 inches

Availability: In stock

Only 1 left

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Ladies sleeveless pullover top featuring beautiful traditional Shipibo painted design. Shipibo women mesmerizingly and intricately paint in detail their traditional icaro patterns by hand onto this natural cotton cloth. The cotton cloth is dyed with Mahogany bark henna. Small patch pocket on left upper front. Length measured from shoulder to bottom hem. Width measured under arm openings across front side. Handmade in Peru.

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  • Fair Trade
  • Hand Made
  • Supports Indigenous Cultures


Icaros are medicine songs, used as part of the rituals of shamans and curanderos in the Peruvian Amazon Basin. The doctor spirits teach the shamans their icaros. They are expressed in the form of song and are a major system of delivery of the shaman's spiritual energy. They are used to bring on mareación (the visionary effects of the ayahuasca), take mareación away, call in different plant spirits, call in the spirits of others or the deceased, take away dark spirits and dark energies, and manage the ceremony. Icaros are either whistled or sung, and can be expressed in any language. The shamans generally sing in a spirit dialect that is a mixture of their native language (e.g., QuechuaShipibo-ConiboAsháninka), Spanish, and different evocative sounds.

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