Pictorial

Pictorial

There were not a lot of pictorial blankets woven in Spanish Colonial New Mexico. However, some were woven and survive to the present day. It's natural for weavers to try to weave interpretations of imagery into their tapestries, given the potential of the technique. Most Chimayo weavers seem to make some forays into pictorial weaving, although what we choose as subject matter is very varied and personal. Here are the pieces we currently have that we consider to be pictorial.