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Andean Woman Displays Her Colorfully Dyed Wools

A Quechuan woman keeps native Incan traditions alive using natural dyes to produce a rainbow of colored wools. The dyes are made from locally found, ecologically friendly materials such as plants, fungi, and insects in lieu of commercial products.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Chincerro, Peru
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX260 HS
Copyright: © Chandan Banerjee