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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.

TAGS: Alpaca, Andes, Inca, Peru, Quechua, Sustainable Travel, Wool

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© Chandan Banerjee.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 12.2013
Total Views: 13
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2015, 7:14 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon PowerShot SX260 HS
Focal Length: 5.6mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Chincerro, Peru