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Vintage Navajo New Mexico Chimayo Blanket Rug

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78801 Vintage New Mexico Chimayo Rug, 01'08 x 03'03. Chimayo rugs are traditional handwoven textiles from Chimayo, a village in northern New Mexico, known for their intricate patterns, vibrant colors, and exceptional craftsmanship. This weaving tradition has been passed down through generations, with designs typically featuring geometric patterns like diamonds, zigzags, and stepped motifs inspired by Native American and Hispanic cultures. Made from durable wool dyed with natural or synthetic dyes, these rugs are crafted on handlooms using labor-intensive techniques that enhance their unique quality and value. Chimayo rugs come in various sizes, from small pieces suitable for wall hangings or placemats to larger ones that can serve as table runners or area rugs. Their decorative appeal makes them popular as wall hangings and table coverings, while their functionality and cultural significance make larger rugs ideal for adding warmth and style to living spaces. Beyond their utility, Chimayo rugs are also celebrated as works of art, reflecting the rich cultural heritage and artistic skills of their weavers. Imagine the enchanting allure of the Southwest intertwined with the sophisticated elegance of contemporary Santa Fe style in this handwoven wool vintage New Mexico Chimayo rug. The serene sky blue backdrop serves as a canvas for a mesmerizing Native American design. At the heart of the composition, a serrated diamond radiates with an aura of timeless beauty, flanked by three delicate lines that guide the eye and evoke a sense of balance and harmony. Enhancing its captivating presence, a series of horizontal bands and stripes adorn either end of the rug, creating a visual rhythm that dances across the fabric. These intricate patterns add layers of visual intrigue, inviting you to explore the rich tapestry of cultural heritage woven into each thread. This Chimayo rug is not just a decorative piece but a story, a legacy of skilled artisans, and a testament to the enduring spirit of the Southwest. Rendered in variegated shades of sky blue, royal blue, red, gray, beige, and light gray with other accent colors. Abrash. Handwoven wool. Made in America. Measures: 01'08 x 03'03. Date: 1960s. Mid-20th Century.
  • Similar to:
    Navajo (Weaver)
  • Dimensions:
    Width: 20 in (50.8 cm)Length: 39 in (99.06 cm)
  • Style:
    Navajo (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques:
    Wool,Hand-Woven
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1960-1969
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Abrash.
  • Seller Location:
    Dallas, TX
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 78801 Vintage New Mexico Chimayo Rug, 01'08 x 03'031stDibs: LU942939868202
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