Ocongate Apu Despacho Cloth

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Ocongate Apu Despacho Cloth

150.00

An antique, handwoven Despacho cloth by a woman in the village of Ocongate, Peru. Woven with a combination of naturally dyed alpaca + sheep featuring a design of the Apus, sacred mountains down the center. Unkhunas, or despacho cloths, are used ceremonially for carrying a completed despacho offering to the sacred fire for ceremonial burning and honoring Mother Earth. Use cloth to carry your despacho offering, small sacred items or as an Altar cloth. This cloth shows signs of wear as it is antique and was used in ceremony or during spiritual practices. May be hand washed.  

Measures: 16 x 18 inches

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