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This Guajira or Wayuu lady shows one of the icons of my birth city: Maracaibo, Venezuela.

The piece depicts a Wayuu lady in a traditional dress or "manta" showing a representation of a typical "Tapiz" or tapestry design.

Around the sides of the dress or "manta" are written part of the lyrics of the song "Hablame de Maracaibo ":

Tierra bendita, tierra del viejo golpe pasmero
Mi patria chica tierra del sol cuna de gaiteros


Original acrylic painting on 4 x 12 x 1.5 inches gallery-wrapped canvas.

Artist's signature is on the front.


Guajira y el Tapiz 2

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