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).
I would not have ordered this sweater if the website had more information on it. Not enough alpaca to keep me warm on these cold Chicago days!
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