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Applique 'Busy City Market' Wall Hanging (Peru)

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ITEM#: 11841129

This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic

Product Features:
  • Art portrays itinerant vendors lining the street in front of shops specializing in clothing, fabrics, wool and flowers
  • In wall art background, skyscrapers reveal another face of contemporary Peru
  • Decorative piece must be dry cleaned only
Story Behind the Art:

'This is a city market,' Maria Uyauri says. 'This is a daily reality in Peru.'

'I'm Maria Uyauri Celis and I was born in Lima, Peru. One day while talking with a friend and neighbor, I mentioned that I wanted to work. She belonged to a women's support group. I remember a German woman came to our group and helped us with design. Once she held a contest and let us choose any theme. I chose 'The Peruvian Jungle.' She liked it a lot and I won first prize.

One day, we women got together and I decided that with the little bit of money we each could contribute, we could buy bolts of fabric and spools of yarn and thread. With these materials, we created our first pieces to sell.

But eventually we came to have a lot of different opinions in our group. This helped me realize that it was time to work by myself. By then, I had wings and could fly on my own.'

What is Worldstock?

The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.

Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days from the order date


Material Cotton
Worldstock Country Peru
Dimensions 37.4 in W x 33.5 in H

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  • Really unique

    This item is really beautiful and the detail is really impressive. It looks exactly as pictured and the colors are really vibrant. I do feel like it's somewhat incomplete in that it needs to be framed or properly hung, but regardless, still highly recommended!

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