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New Mexican vintage textiles, a finely woven woolen textile from Chimayo, New Mexico, with a rare mustard-colored background, c. 1940's. Main photo. New Mexican vintage textiles, a finely woven woolen textile from Chimayo, New Mexico, with a rare mustard-colored background, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of one edge of the Chimayo textile showing the fine fringe.
AG-4: New Mexican vintage textiles, a finely woven woolen textile from Chimayo, New Mexico, with a rare mustard-colored background, c. 1940's. The weaving is very tight, and features traditional Chimayo design elements. Chimayo, New Mexico, has been famous for fine weaving since Spanish families first settled the area in the 1600's. Condition is very good. Size: 28 1/2 inches long by 33 inches wide. Price: $150.

 

Mexican vintage textiles and serapes, a wonderful textile with a pictorial center medallion, Texcoco, c. 1940's. Main photo. Mexican vintage textiles and serapes, a wonderful textile with a pictorial center medallion, Texcoco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the center medallion. Mexican vintage textiles and serapes, a wonderful textile with a pictorial center medallion, Texcoco, c. 1940's. Another view of the Texcoco vintage textile.
AF-10: Mexican vintage textiles and serapes, a wonderful textile with a pictorial center medallion, Texcoco, c. 1940's. The weave is fine and tight, and the colors are beautiful and very vibrant. This is a highly unique Texcoco piece, with wonderful flowers springing from the center medallion. Condition is very good. Size: 80 1/4 inches long (not including the fringe) by 63 1/2 inches wide. Price: $950.

 

Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), an incredible pictorial Saltillo serape (sarape) with lovely birds and flowers in the center medallion, c. 1940's. Main photo of the pictorial Saltillo sarape. Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), an incredible pictorial Saltillo serape (sarape) with lovely birds and flowers in the center medallion, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the center medallion. Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), an incredible pictorial Saltillo serape (sarape) with lovely birds and flowers in the center medallion, c. 1940's. Another closeup view of the Saltillo sarape (serape). Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), an incredible pictorial Saltillo serape (sarape) with lovely birds and flowers in the center medallion, c. 1940's. Another full-length view of the pictorial Saltillo serape (sarape).
AF-11: Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), an incredible pictorial Saltillo serape (sarape) with lovely birds and flowers in the center medallion, c. 1940's. The Saltillo serape is very tightly woven of very fine wool, with silk in the center medallion and decorative side-bars. Condition is very good; the fringe at both ends is completely intact and there is no apparent damage to any part of this wonderful vintage textile! Size: approximately 94 inches long by 50 inches wide. Price: $1200.

 

Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes, in Spanish), a very lovely Mayo weaving of fine wool in natural colors and indigo-blue dyed wool, c. 1940's. Main photo of the Mayo textile or serape. Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes, in Spanish), a very lovely Mayo weaving of fine wool in natural colors and indigo-blue dyed wool, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the center medallion of the Mayo texitle or serape. Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes, in Spanish), a very lovely Mayo weaving of fine wool in natural colors and indigo-blue dyed wool, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of one end of the Mayo serape, showing the fringe.
AC-5: Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes, in Spanish), a very lovely Mayo weaving of fine wool in natural colors and indigo-blue dyed wool, c. 1940's. The textile is very finely woven, and the overall design pattern is stunningly simple and beautiful. Condition is very good, fringes are intact, and there is no evidence of fading. Size: 65 inches long by 50 1/2 inches wide.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage textiles, and Mexican vintage Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a stunning Saltillo serape with color-hues of soft-red, lilac, purple, green, and soft-yellow, c. 1910-20.  Main photo of the Saltillo serape. Mexican vintage textiles, and Mexican vintage Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a stunning Saltillo serape with color-hues of soft-red, lilac, purple, green, and soft-yellow, c. 1910-20.  Closeup photo of the center medallion of the serape, with wonderful Mexican flags. Mexican vintage textiles, and Mexican vintage Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a stunning Saltillo serape with color-hues of soft-red, lilac, purple, green, and soft-yellow, c. 1910-20.  Another view of the center medallian of the serape. Mexican vintage textiles, and Mexican vintage Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a stunning Saltillo serape with color-hues of soft-red, lilac, purple, green, and soft-yellow, c. 1910-20.  Closeup view of one end of the serape, showing the beautiful fringe.
AB-2: Mexican vintage textiles, and Mexican vintage Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a stunning Saltillo serape with color-hues of soft-red, lilac, purple, green, and soft-yellow, c. 1910-20. The Saltillo serape is very finely woven of wool with silk in the center medallion and decorative side-bars. The center medallion features images of the Mexican flag. This is a collector's dream! Condition is excellent. The fringe at both ends is fully intact. This piece has been well cared-for and obviously highly valued. Size: 71 inches long by 38 inches wide. Price: $2400.

 

Mexican vintage textiles, two very unique Saltillo serapes (sarapes), c. 1930's. These are highly unusual, as the medallion is located near one end, rather than in the center of the serapes (sarapes). Main photo of the Saltillo serapes (sarapes). Mexican vintage textiles, two very unique Saltillo serapes (sarapes), c. 1930's. These are highly unusual, as the medallion is located near one end, rather than in the center of the serapes (sarapes). Closeup of the medallion at one end of the serapes (sarapes).
YY-6: Mexican vintage textiles, two very unique Saltillo serapes (sarapes), c. 1930's. These are highly unusual, as the medallion is located near one end, rather than in the center of the serapes (sarapes). They are very finely woven, and the colors are very brilliant. Condition of each is very good. Size: each measures 20 inches long by 9 1/2 inches wide. Price: $225 for the pair.

 

Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a beautiful Saltillo serape (sarape), finely wovern, with silk in the center medallion and a very warm pumkin-colored background, c. 1940's.  Main photo. Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a beautiful Saltillo serape (sarape), finely wovern, with silk in the center medallion and a very warm pumkin-colored background, c. 1940's.  Closeup of one end of the Saltillo sarape. Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a beautiful Saltillo serape (sarape), finely wovern, with silk in the center medallion and a very warm pumkin-colored background, c. 1940's.  Closeup photo of the lovely center medallion of the Saltillo sarape. Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a beautiful Saltillo serape (sarape), finely wovern, with silk in the center medallion and a very warm pumkin-colored background, c. 1940's.  Another view of part of the Saltillo sarape.
YY-12: Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a beautiful Saltillo serape (sarape), finely wovern, with silk in the center medallion and a very warm, pumkin-colored background, c. 1940's. Colors are very vibrant and beautiful, and the center medallion is stunning. Condition is very good, and the fringe at both ends is very much intact. Size: 74 1/2 inches long, not including the fringe, by 36 inches wide.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo sarapes (serapes), a beautiful Saltillo sarape (serape, English spelling) with bright colors and a wonderful center diamond, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo sarapes (serapes), a beautiful Saltillo sarape (serape, English spelling) with bright colors and a wonderful center diamond, c. 1930's. Photo showing one edge of the serape with fringe. Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo sarapes (serapes), a beautiful Saltillo sarape (serape, English spelling) with bright colors and a wonderful center diamond, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the center medallion of the Saltillo serape (sarape). Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo sarapes (serapes), a beautiful Saltillo sarape (serape, English spelling) with bright colors and a wonderful center diamond, c. 1930's. Another edge of the Saltillo serape (sarape) showing fringe.
TT-12: Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo sarapes (serapes), a beautiful Saltillo sarape (serape, English spelling) with bright colors and a wonderful center diamond, c. 1930's. This textile is extremely well-woven of very fine wool, and the fringes are intact at both ends. Condition is very good. Size: 78 inches long (not measuring the fringe) by 36 1/2 inches wide. Price: $575.

 

Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo sarapes, a very beautiful Saltillo sarape runner with a lovely camel and burnt orange background and a wonderful center diamond, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Saltillo sarape. Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo sarapes, a very beautiful Saltillo sarape runner with a lovely camel and burnt orange background and a wonderful center diamond, c. 1930's. Photo of the center diamond of the Saltillo sarape. Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo sarapes, a very beautiful Saltillo sarape runner with a lovely camel and burnt orange background and a wonderful center diamond, c. 1930's. Photo of one end of the Saltillo sarape, showing the fringe.
SS-9: Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo sarapes, a very beautiful Saltillo sarape runner with a lovely camel and burnt-orange background and a wonderful center diamond, c. 1930's. The fringe is fully intact at both ends. The Saltillo sarape is woven of very fine wool, with silk in the center diamond and decorative side-bars. Condition is very good. Size: 71 3/4 inches long not including the lovely fringe at both ends by 30 1/2 inches wide. Price: $400.

 

Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo sarapes, a wonderful pair of matching Saltillo sarapes featuring a dashing Mexican charro (horseman) and a lovely China Poblana or charra dancing around a sombrero, c. 1940's. Main photo of the pair of Saltillo sarapes. Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo sarapes, a wonderful pair of matching Saltillo sarapes featuring a dashing Mexican charro (horseman) and a lovely China Poblana or charra dancing around a sombrero, c. 1940's. A closer photo showing the main images at the center of the matching Saltillo Sarapes. Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo sarapes, a wonderful pair of matching Saltillo sarapes featuring a dashing Mexican charro (horseman) and a lovely China Poblana or charra dancing around a sombrero, c. 1940's. A photo of the Saltillo sarape depicting the brave Charro. Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo sarapes, a wonderful pair of matching Saltillo sarapes featuring a dashing Mexican charro (horseman) and a lovely China Poblana or charra dancing around a sombrero, c. 1940's. A closeup photo of the charro. Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo sarapes, a wonderful pair of matching Saltillo sarapes featuring a dashing Mexican charro (horseman) and a lovely China Poblana or charra dancing around a sombrero, c. 1940's. Another closeup photo of the charro. Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo sarapes, a wonderful pair of matching Saltillo sarapes featuring a dashing Mexican charro (horseman) and a lovely China Poblana or charra dancing around a sombrero, c. 1940's. Main photo of the China Poblana or Charra. Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo sarapes, a wonderful pair of matching Saltillo sarapes featuring a dashing Mexican charro (horseman) and a lovely China Poblana or charra dancing around a sombrero, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the Charra. Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo sarapes, a wonderful pair of matching Saltillo sarapes featuring a dashing Mexican charro (horseman) and a lovely China Poblana or charra dancing around a sombrero, c. 1940's. Another closeup photo of the Charra.
OO-2: Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo sarapes, a wonderful pair of matching Saltillo sarapes featuring a dashing Mexican charro (horseman) and a lovely China Poblana or charra dancing around a sombrero, c. 1940's. They are both finely woven of soft wool, and the colors are vibrant. These can be sold separately or as a pair. Condition of both is excellent. Size: each is 20 1/2 inches long by 9 1/2 inches wide. Price: $225 for each, or $400 if bought as a pair.

 

Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a spectacular Saltillo sarape with bands of tela deshilada (threads are removed and lovely flowers are then created with the remaining threads), c. 1920-40. This is an extremely rare and beautiful Mexican textile.  Main photo of the Saltillo sarape. Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a spectacular Saltillo sarape with bands of tela deshilada (threads are removed and lovely flowers are then created with the remaining threads), c. 1920-40. This is an extremely rare and beautiful Mexican textile.  Photo of the center medallion of the sarape. Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a spectacular Saltillo sarape with bands of tela deshilada (threads are removed and lovely flowers are then created with the remaining threads), c. 1920-40. This is an extremely rare and beautiful Mexican textile.  Closeup photo of one band of the sarape, showing the tela deshilada. Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a spectacular Saltillo sarape with bands of tela deshilada (threads are removed and lovely flowers are then created with the remaining threads), c. 1920-40. This is an extremely rare and beautiful Mexican textile.  Another photo showing some of the band patterns of the sarape. Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a spectacular Saltillo sarape with bands of tela deshilada (threads are removed and lovely flowers are then created with the remaining threads), c. 1920-40. This is an extremely rare and beautiful Mexican textile.  Another view of the center of the Saltillo sarape. Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a spectacular Saltillo sarape with bands of tela deshilada (threads are removed and lovely flowers are then created with the remaining threads), c. 1920-40. This is an extremely rare and beautiful Mexican textile.  Another closeup of the center medallion of the sarape. Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a spectacular Saltillo sarape with bands of tela deshilada (threads are removed and lovely flowers are then created with the remaining threads), c. 1920-40. This is an extremely rare and beautiful Mexican textile.  Photo of one end of the sarape showing the beautiful fringe. II-11: Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a spectacular Saltillo sarape with bands of tela deshilada (threads are removed and lovely flowers are then created with the remaining threads), c. 1920-40. This is an extremely rare and beautiful Mexican textile. It is museum- quality and very rare. Colors are brilliant and the center medallion is incredible! Condition is excellent. This piece was highly treasured and very well cared for by the original collector(s). Size: 70 inches long with fringes (56 inches long not including fringes) by 29 inches wide. Price: $2200. II-11: Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a spectacular Saltillo sarape with bands of tela deshilada (threads are removed and lovely flowers are then created with the remaining threads), c. 1920-40. This is an extremely rare and beautiful Mexican textile. It is museum- quality and very rare. Colors are brilliant and the center medallion is incredible! Condition is excellent. This piece was highly treasured and very well cared for by the original collector(s). Size: 70 inches long with fringes (56 inches long not including fringes) by 29 inches wide. Price: $2200. Another view of the entire sarape.
II-11: Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a spectacular Saltillo sarape with bands of tela deshilada ("pulled threads": threads are removed and lovely flowers are then crocheted with the remaining threads within certain bands of the sarape), c. 1920-40. This is an extremely rare and beautiful Mexican textile. It is museum- quality and very rare. Colors are brilliant and the center medallion is incredible! Condition is excellent. This piece was highly treasured and very well cared for by the original collector(s). Size: 70 inches long with fringes (56 inches long not including fringes) by 29 inches wide. Price: $2200.

 

Mexican vintage sarapes and textiles, a lovely Saltillo sarape with a black background, c. 1930's. The sarape has a beautiful center medallion with silk, and the fringe is intact at both ends. Main photo of the saltillo. Mexican vintage sarapes and textiles, a lovely Saltillo sarape with a black background, c. 1930's. The sarape has a beautiful center medallion with silk, and the fringe is intact at both ends. Closeup photo of the fringe on one end. Mexican vintage sarapes and textiles, a lovely Saltillo sarape with a black background, c. 1930's. The sarape has a beautiful center medallion with silk, and the fringe is intact at both ends. Photo of the center diamond. Mexican vintage sarapes and textiles, a lovely Saltillo sarape with a black background, c. 1930's. The sarape has a beautiful center medallion with silk, and the fringe is intact at both ends. Photo showing the top half of the Saltillo sarape.
GG-3: Mexican vintage sarapes and textiles, a lovely Saltillo sarape with a black background, c. 1930's. The sarape has a beautiful center medallion with silk, and the fringe is intact at both ends. Condition is very good; there is one small moth hole which is visible if the sarape is held up against light. Size: 37 inches long by 17 1/2 inches wide. Price: $575.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a lovely weaving from Oaxaca, c. 1940's. The textile is beautifully woven of fine wool. It has a white background with lovely flowers in the border and a beautiful center medallion. Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a lovely weaving from Oaxaca, c. 1940's. The textile is beautifully woven of fine wool. It has a white background with lovely flowers in the border and a beautiful center medallion. Photo of a side border. Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a lovely weaving from Oaxaca, c. 1940's. The textile is beautifully woven of fine wool. It has a white background with lovely flowers in the border and a beautiful center medallion. Photo of the center medallion. Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a lovely weaving from Oaxaca, c. 1940's. The textile is beautifully woven of fine wool. It has a white background with lovely flowers in the border and a beautiful center medallion. Another photo of the entire textile. Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a lovely weaving from Oaxaca, c. 1940's. The textile is beautifully woven of fine wool. It has a white background with lovely flowers in the border and a beautiful center medallion. Photo of one end showing the fringe. Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a lovely weaving from Oaxaca, c. 1940's. The textile is beautifully woven of fine wool. It has a white background with lovely flowers in the border and a beautiful center medallion.
EE-17: Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a lovely weaving from Oaxaca, c. 1940's. The textile is beautifully woven of fine wool. It has a white background with lovely flowers in the border and a beautiful center medallion. Condition is excellent, and the fringe is completely intact. This is a great Mexican vintage textile! Size: 101 inches long (including fringe on both sides) by 50 inches wide. Price: $1250.

 

Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a Saltillo sarape with a white background and a very fine silk center-medallion and decorative side-bars, c. 1920's. Very beautifully woven with the fine fringe intact at both ends. Main photo of sarape. Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a Saltillo sarape with a white background and a very fine silk center-medallion and decorative side-bars, c. 1920's. Very beautifully woven with the fine fringe intact at both ends. Closeup photo of the center diamond. Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a Saltillo sarape with a white background and a very fine silk center-medallion and decorative side-bars, c. 1920's. Very beautifully woven with the fine fringe intact at both ends. Photo showing the fringe at one end of the saltillo sarape.
DD-14: Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a Saltillo sarape with a white background and a very fine silk center-medallion and decorative side-bars, c. 1920's. Very beautifully woven with the fine fringe intact at both ends. Condition is very good given the age of the textile; there are three very small holes, probably caused by moth-damage over the years. This is an incredibly piece of vintage Mexican weaving. Size: 21 1/2 inches long by 19 1/2 inches wide. Price: $300.

 

Mexican vintage sarapes and textiles, a lovely weaving from Oaxaca, c. 1910-20. The textile features lovely roses; it is an incredible piece of art. Main photo. Mexican vintage sarapes and textiles, a lovely weaving from Oaxaca, c. 1910-20. The textile features lovely roses; it is an incredible piece of art. Closeup photo. Mexican vintage sarapes and textiles, a lovely weaving from Oaxaca, c. 1910-20. The textile features lovely roses; it is an incredible piece of art. Closeup photo of the center of the textile. Mexican vintage sarapes and textiles, a lovely weaving from Oaxaca, c. 1910-20. The textile features lovely roses; it is an incredible piece of art. Closeup photo of one edge of the textile showing the lovely border.
BB-1: Mexican vintage sarapes and textiles, a lovely weaving from Oaxaca, c. 1910-20. The textile features lovely roses; it is an incredible piece of art. This is very finely woven of lovely soft wool, and the colors are vibrant. Condition is excellent given the age of the piece; there are two areas which show slight stains and there are two very small holes. Size: 51 inches wide by 80 inches long, not including fringe. The fringe is intact. Price: $1550.

 

Mexican vintage textiles, a Saltillo sarape, c. 1940. Beautiful burgundy background. Made of very finely woven wool with silk in the center medallion and decorative side-bars.  Main photo. Mexican vintage textiles, a Saltillo sarape, c. 1940. Beautiful burgundy background. Made of very finely woven wool with silk in the center medallion and decorative side-bars.  Closeup. Mexican vintage textiles, a Saltillo sarape, c. 1940. Beautiful burgundy background. Made of very finely woven wool with silk in the center medallion and decorative side-bars.  Closeup of center medallion. Mexican vintage textiles, a Saltillo sarape, c. 1940. Beautiful burgundy background. Made of very finely woven wool with silk in the center medallion and decorative side-bars.  Another closeup photo. Mexican vintage textiles, a Saltillo sarape, c. 1940. Beautiful burgundy background. Made of very finely woven wool with silk in the center medallion and decorative side-bars.  Another closeup photo. Mexican vintage textiles, a Saltillo sarape, c. 1940. Beautiful burgundy background. Made of very finely woven wool with silk in the center medallion and decorative side-bars.  A photo showing most of the saltillo.
W-15: Mexican vintage textiles, a Saltillo sarape, c. 1940. Beautiful burgundy background. Made of very finely woven wool with silk in the center medallion and decorative side-bars. Condition is very good; there are some very small home-done repairs. Size: 78 1/2 inches long by 35 1/4 inches wide. Fringe is intact. Price: $350.

 

New Mexican vintage textile, a finely woven rug from the weaving center of Chimayo, New Mexico, c. 1930. This is from a very famous weaver, active from 1910-40, whose signature was the hummingbird in the center of this textile. Main photo. New Mexican vintage textile, a finely woven rug from the weaving center of Chimayo, New Mexico, c. 1930. This is from a very famous weaver, active from 1910-40, whose signature was the hummingbird in the center of this textile. Photo of hummingbird in center of textile. New Mexican vintage textile, a finely woven rug from the weaving center of Chimayo, New Mexico, c. 1930. This is from a very famous weaver, active from 1910-40, whose signature was the hummingbird in the center of this textile. Edge of textile. New Mexican vintage textile, a finely woven rug from the weaving center of Chimayo, New Mexico, c. 1930. This is from a very famous weaver, active from 1910-40, whose signature was the hummingbird in the center of this textile. Another closeup.
T-8: New Mexican vintage textile, a finely woven rug from the weaving center of Chimayo, New Mexico, c. 1930. This is from a very famous weaver, active from 1910-40, whose signature was the hummingbird in the center of this textile. This weaver and his textiles are noted in books about the weaving tradition of Chimayo. Spanish immigrant families began weaving in the village of Chimayo around 1610-20. Condition of the textile is mint! This piece was highly prized by its owners through the years, and, as a result, it was extremely well cared for. Size: 51 1/2 inches wide by 83 inches long. Price: $950.

 

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