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MAHUAYPAMPA-Llama 1 (2).png
The llama is a highly valued animal in the Andes, providing transportation and food. It symbolizes strength and bravery.

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caballo o mula 1-2.png
In Ccollana, a community in the Cusco region, the horse decorates ponchos and illcllas (shawls). The horse is valued by the community for the services it offers, but also associated with bad luck, for to dream about horses signifies the presence of…

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cuye kiru 1.png
This cuye kiru motif illustrates the teeth of a cuy or guinea pig (Callañaupa Alvarez 2007).

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This design represents a butterfly.

Lima qowi 1.png
Lima qowe represents the Castillian rabbit (Spanish rabbit). In Choquecancha, a community in Cusco, it is woven as a pata pallay, meaning it has two faces and represents two little Castillian rabbits. These rabbits are not typically found in the…

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This design represents a spider.

MAHUAYPAMPA-Pato 1-duck (2).png
This design represents a duck.

llama 1-2.png
The llama is a highly valued animal in the Andes, providing transportation and food. It symbolizes strength and bravery.

caballo 1.png
In Ccollana, a community in the Cusco region, the horse decorates ponchos and illcllas (shawls).

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In Ccollana, a community in the Cusco region, the horse decorates ponchos and illcllas (shawls).