13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Traditional Incan Weaving III

Quechua women in Chincerro, Peru, weave traditional alpaca wool textiles at the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco. Visits to the center and purchases by tourists help to preserve and sustain traditional Cusqueñan textile production, which is in danger of becoming extinct.

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