Ruana de Lacca

$450.00

Ruana tejida en telar manual con hilado 100 % puro de pelo de llama hilado a mano en la puna argentina y seda de capullo.
Teñido con resina de laca ,resina producida por el insecto laccifer lacca en la corteza de ciertos arboles asiáticos para poder poner sus huevos y protegerse. De esta resina se extrae el pigmento rojo al poseer esta resina antraquinona. Es un antiguo y poderoso pigmento con una bella leyenda. Se dice que estos insectos habitaban en el ficus gigante, donde el Buda se iluminó. El día de su iluminación salieron miles y miles de estos laccifer lacca volando.
Medida: 100 cm x 160 cm + flecos de 10 cm

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This garment is of  100 % llama hair hand spoon in the preandean mountains of Argentina and 100 % silk fiber from the butterfly silk cocoons. It has been hand woven on a hand loom .
Dyed with lac. This is a powerful and ancient dye extract derived from an insect call laccifer lacca. This insect segregates a resin with antraquinonas, which contains the lac dye. it is found in the acacia or ficus cortex. It is known that the laccifer lacca used to be found in sacred ficus trees where the Buddha was illuminated. and it is said that at the exact moment of his illumination, a lot of insects flew away from its cortex.
Measure: 100 cm x 160 cm + fringes 10 cm

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