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Inca Quipus Cardigan Sweater

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Although the Inca had no written language, they did have complex record-keeping systems called quipus, made of knotted, colored ropes. Researchers believe quipus communicated census and tax information, perhaps even poems and histories. Our charcoal gray cardigan features designs inspired by these extraordinary Inca objects, painstakingly hand-embroidered on the front, back, and sleeves for a festive look.


Made in Bolivia. 100% alpaca. Women’s sizes S (4-6), M (8-10), L (12-14), XL (16-18).


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5.0

High quality and exceptionally warm!!!

By Monica the artist

from Calgary Alberta Canada

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  • Well Made

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    • Cold weather gear

    Comments about Inca Quipus Cardigan Sweater:

    I was impressed at the quality of knitting. Very soft and super cozy for our cold winter days. I would certainly reach for this sweater when the thermometer dips !

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    5.0

    Very good quality, beautifully woven

    By Mister Fixit

    from Nashville, TN

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    • Beautiful colors

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        Comments about Inca Quipus Cardigan Sweater:

        This was a gift for my wife. She loved it! Mission accomplished!

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        • Yes
         
        5.0

        Wonderful sweater!

        By sweaterlover

        from Charleston sc

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        • Great quality

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            Comments about Inca Quipus Cardigan Sweater:

            This is just a great sweater. It has a unique design with beautiful accent colors. The quality of the wool is very nice. I am really enjoying it.

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