The Peruvian town of Jauja briefly flourished as the capital of Spanish Peru. The Inca riches that Pizarro and his men found there even lead to the legend that Jajua was a land of luxury. “Pais de Jauja” has become a Spanish expression for a mythical land of leisure and excess, but today the real Jauja is a quiet colonial town with fewer than 20,000 residents. The lacy patterns on our alpaca-blend cardigan are inspired by the Baroque and Rococo architecture of the 1564 Jauja Cathedral. Features a hidden front zipper.
Made in Peru 50% alpaca/50% acrylic. Women's sizes S (4-6), M (8-10), L (12-14), XL (16-18).
La Compañia church in Cusco, Peru, is one
of the most breathtaking examples of colonial baroque architecture in the Americas, and its ornate facade was the inspiration for the patterns on our alpaca wool cardigan. The lightweight and naturally insulating ...