'Paracas Dew' Alpaca Wool Throw Blanket (Peru)

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ITEM#: 12130184

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

Product features:
  • Design of this warm, wool blanket honors Peru's past
  • Bedding replicates the glyphs of the Paracas culture in reversible cream and tan shades
  • Natural alpaca fibers are soft to the touch
  • 50-percent alpaca wool/50-percent acrylic
  • Dry clean or hand wash, lay flat to dry
  • Measures 60.2 inches long x 48.4 inches wide

Story Behind the Art:
During the 1970s, Isidoro C'cahuantico was forced to migrate when terrorist activities swept his region. Accepting various jobs, he soon found himself working as a janitor in a textile factory. 'I was completely fascinated with the work they were doing. I became enamored with the textile arts at first sight.' At night, I began to look at the looms and machines and experiment with them. Some days later, one of the weavers complained his machine was never the way he'd left it, and the owner was surprised to learn the culprit was me! When she asked why I was using the loom, I replied that I wanted to learn. She said I could assemble one of the spare looms in the warehouse. That was one of the most important and memorable moments in my life, the beginning of my vocation, which I later passed to my children.'

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 of the order date.


Material Alpaca Wool
Type Reversible
Care Instruction Dry Clean
Color Tan, White
Country of Origin Peru
Fabric Care Dry Clean, Hand Wash
Gender Unisex
Product Features Handmade
Worldstock Worldstock
Dimensions 48.4 in W x 60.2 in H
Model Number 159499
Country of Origin Peru
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  • Beautiful blaket. Gave as present.
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    Gave the blanket as a present and probable will be getting another one. It was vert well received and put to use immediately as a cover for the TV chair. It is beautiful, very different and very well made - and washable...

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  • deceiving
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    This blanket is almost as beautiful (colors are not as bold as shown) as represented on the web-site, which was tolerable. I did expect it to be "all wool" (thinking... warm) and of a higher quality. I got it to keep grandma, with poor circulation, warm, which it poorly provides. Grandma actually finds more warmth out of her acrylic lap blanket. : ( Beauty is only surface deep. at times. It was a lot of money for a disappointing product.

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