Large vintage Bolivian textile woven throw blanket tablecloth wall tapestry in bright colors

$144.00

I bought this Bolivian blanket or "frazada" from an older woman who had throughout her life traveled all over the world, especially Latin America and India. She had for the past 10 years lived in India doing volunteer work at a school while her casita back home in the south valley of Albuquerque was rented out to fund her volunteer efforts. Being a tenant from afar was not working, so for one long weekend she returned and sold off all her earthly treasures, including the casita, in order to live off the proceeds back in India. This Bolivian textile was one of the pieces I purchased, drawn to the amazing bright colors. Frazadas have been handwoven by Aymara women in the Andes since pre-Colonial times, to protect against the cold of the altitude. This particular one has words woven in, Merino de Primera. Use this colorful textile as a tablecloth or picnic blanket, a throw to bring vivid color to a living room, or at the foot of the bed. It can also be hung as a light yet large tapestry on the wall.

Measures just over 55" square (about 4-2/3'). Had some small spots, which I had cleaned. In good vintage condition.

To color your world alive.

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