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This mestana cloth is hand woven and features a traditional Peruvian Andean Cocha or lake/water motif in its vertical bands. A fitting cloth for your personal altar or mesa bundle. Four edges are finished with a simple sewn on edging. This cloth is gently used and in very good condition. Nice size for those with limited room. From the women weavers in the high Andes mountains of Peru.
Akin to the traditional women's faldas , or skirts, which are woven with patterns of protection, these cloths are considered to be healing cloths. They are used in the shamanic healing ceremonies where they are placed upon the patient's body to infuse it with the healing power of the featuredicaro or medicine song. The design on this cloth is said to represent prosperity. Hand made in Peru.