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Category Archives: Ethnographic Inspiration

January 25, 2012 The Amano Collection

by PC’s designer / guest blogger On my last design trip to Lima, Peru I had the chance to visit the Amano Museum. I heard about the wonderful collection of textiles that were housed there, though nothing prepared me for … Continue reading

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December 14, 2011 Puchka Textile Tours in Peru

by guest blogger and PC customer, Carol Myers Perusing the pages of the Peruvian Connection catalog over the years has engendered a lot of daydreaming on my part. For example, I’ve always been curious to meet the people who create … Continue reading

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November 8, 2011 Kuba Textiles: A Cloth in the Fabric of Life

Kuba Cloth The Kuba people of Africa have a vital textile tradition pulsing through their deeply rooted history, their rituals, their culture and their art.  Known as People of the lightning, People of the king and People of the cloth, … Continue reading

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July 13, 2011 Looking for Luck?

Black-Guinea-Pig-01 Ever wish you could change your luck?  The local Quechuans indigenous to the Huasao region of Cusco, Peru may have your cure.  All you need is a black guinea pig, beer and ribbon.  The first step is to get … Continue reading

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April 21, 2011 For the Love of Green

Friday, April 22nd marks the 41st anniversary of the greenest day of the year, Earth Day.  Created to inspire appreciation and awareness of the earth’s natural environment, it is now observed in more than 175 countries. Earth Day was founded by US Senator Gaylord … Continue reading

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