A Chimayo Waver At His Loom

A Chimayo Waver At His Loom Native Americana


Stock #: 42151
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
Publisher: Southwest Arts & Crafts
Size: 3.5" x 5.25" (9 x 14 cm)

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Chimayo was formerly an Indian Pueblo named Tsi-mayo "obsidian arrowhead." the Spaniards settled there and introduced the Spanish hand loom now used in this weaving which is being done all over northern New Mexico. While considerable weaving is still done in Chimayo most of the best quality is now woven in Santa Fe, about 30 miles from Chimayo, and which has always been the great distributing center for Chimayo blanketry. - Purses, coats, garments, scarfs and neckwear are also made from Chimayo weaving.