This 1940s Mexican serape blanket came from the estate of an old Corrales, NM, family, who owned a robust business and had many impressive Mexican and Native American rugs and blankets. I was only able to afford two pieces, this serape being one. Being in the Southwest, I come across quite a few Mexican serapes but only rarely have I found a truly old, truly collectible piece such as this. The blanket is woven of wool and silk, the weaving is tight and gorgeous. A center symbol adorns the blanket, as it does for many of these Saltillo designed and made pieces, and this center section is woven purely of silk. What I love most is the way the color has faded so beautifully and yet is still alive, still vibrant. Here is the other serape I purchased from the estate, which is a collectible poker table cover: https://www.etsy.com/listing/511316630/rare-1940s-mexican-serape
This serape blanket measures about 45-1/2" wide by 82" long not including the fringe. There are spots that have been stained or where color has bled into the fiber--see Photos 9 and 10 for close-ups. Nonetheless, the condition is actually quite good given the age.
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