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Cone Park Library Branch
2801 E. University Ave.

Gainesville, FL 32641

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Tablas de Sarhua /Sarhua Boards from Perú

Sept 13 – Oct 15 – @ Cone Park Library Branch

Sarhua boards are also called quellcas, for their similarity to the ancient drawings that the Incas in Peru had made to note down events during their regime. They are colorful illustrations painted on a flat wooden board, portraying the town customs, and accompanied by a written explanation.

The exhibit will feature some of the charming scenes of the Peruvian Andes rural life: Ronday, Kanka, Plaza Tusuy, Qachua, Musicos, Pacio, Takiq, Niños Reyes, Conviday. These Sarhuas boards were made by Peruvian folk artists. Also the exhibit offers a take home children’s coloring activity. Open to both children and adults. The exhibition will be open until October 15.

This exhibit was possible with the support of the Williams-Condor Family, Peru Folk Craft Collection and the Cone Park Library Branch.

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September 13, 2018
October 15, 2018
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