Peruvian female weaver

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A woman in Pitumarca, Cuzco Region, Peru, begins weaving a textile on a backstrap loom. She is holding a llama-bone pick, used to help handpick the motifs and to beat (push tight) the weft yarns.

Jeffrey Jay Foxx/NYC

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A woman in Pitumarca, Cuzco Region, Peru, begins weaving a textile on a backstrap loom. She is holding a llama-bone pick, used to help handpick the motifs and to beat (push tight) the weft yarns.

Jeffrey Jay Foxx/NYC

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A woman in Pitumarca, Cuzco Region, Peru, begins weaving a textile on a backstrap loom. She is holding a llama-bone pick, used to help handpick the motifs and to beat (push tight) the weft yarns.

Jeffrey Jay Foxx/NYC
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