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Bolivian fabric called "Aguayo"

Aguayo is a handmade weave used by indigenous women from Bolivia and Peru. It can be fabricated with wool of llama, alpaca or sheep; it is dyed with natural vibrant colors. Women use this aguayo to carry their babies on their back. When weaving, these pieces of aguayo, women write stories about their communities, symbols of their culture or things they have dreamt for this work. Of course, these stories and symbols depend of the different regions. In fact, each region has its own colors, drawings and techniques. See our Aguayo Bag collection: www.dibadani.com/collections/bags

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