Dyeing

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Title

Dyeing

Description

Natural dyes can be made from a variety of plants and even animals: q’olle (flowers), molle (leaves), tayaka (leaves), chiqchi (root), qaqa sunkha (lichen), chillka (leaves), cochinilla (cochineal, a form of insect), mot’e mot’e (fruit), chaphi (branch), kinsa q’ucha or quin sak’ucho (branch with fungus), and anil (indigo, not currently grown in Cusco).

Creator

Weaver from Mayhuapampa

Source

CTTC

Rights

Limited to educational purposes only

Format

Image

Language

English

Type

JPEG Image

Comments

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Files

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Citation

Weaver from Mayhuapampa, “Dyeing,” Digital Textile Exhibit, accessed May 17, 2021, https://peru.omeka.net/items/show/91.