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Mexican Blanket Saltillo Serape Rare White 1920s

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Americas: Latin American: Textiles: Pre 1930: item # 953642

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8569 N Ventura Ave
Ventura, CA 93001
805-613-8003

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$950.00

Mexican Blanket Saltillo Serape Rare White 1920s
Beautiful and finely hand woven wool and silk Mexican serape in unusually good condition.

This Saltillo is predominantly white with a large and perfect multi colored center diamond design known as the "Ojo de Dios" (The Eye of God.)

These Zarapes, or blankets, were made in different parts of Mexico, the city of Saltillo in the state of Coahuila being the most famous . Because of this, these weavings are most commonly known as "Saltillos".

Originally symbols of wealth and prestige, Saltillos eventually became an important symbol of Mexican independence.

Fiber: Wool and Silk

Condition: Very good with a few missing threads on fringe.

Dimensions:
Height: 90"
Width: 39"
AS WITH ALL ANTIQUE WOOL TEXTILES, OLD SARAPES ARE NEVER "PERFECT". YOU CAN ALWAYS EXPECT MINOR MOTH DAMAGE OR FADING OR FRINGE WEAR OR BLEEDING OR AREAS OF THINNING OR SOMETHING. WE ALWAYS TRY TO DESCRIBE ANY MAJOR DAMAGE.


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