Huaylluta, Cusco
4200 masl
District : Tupac Amaru
Province: Canas
Region: Cusco
Located in a frigid zone where mean temperatures fluctuate between 8.6°C and 7.2°C. During the coldest months of the year temperatures drop below -3°C.
The principal economic activities of the district include growing local crops, raising cuy livestock and sheparding.
Genaro Quispe stepped away from embroidery more than 30 years ago to dedicate himself to pasturage and agriculture. Today he has recommitted himself to the work of maquinask’a embroidery, passing along this marvelous art to his family.