Saltillo Serape Mexican Blanket Green 1930s for sale
Item ID: 398750
Beautiful and finely hand woven wool and silk Mexican serape in unusually good condition.
The full 7''fringe on each end, if included, would make serape length 99".
This Saltillo is predominantly green 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. Full fringe.
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.
Styles: Mexican/Spanish Flavor
Measurements: 215.9 x 96.5 x CM (H x W x D) Change Unit
Condition: Good Condition
Designer: Unknown designer
Address: 8569 North Ventura Blvd , 93001 Ventura CA , United States
Phone: +1 805-613-8003
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