Chimayoweavers/Centinela Traditional Arts Since 1982

Abiqui - Handwoven Rug

This type of handwoven wool blanket is commonly used as a wall hanging, or draped over furniture. This piece has natural dyed orange as a background color and red, yellow, and natural black included in its design. It uses hand-spun churro wool and natural dyes, which means that yarn in this piece uses dyes that were obtained from flowers, leaves, wood, or insects. It was woven by Beatrice Maestas who is a long-time spinner, weaver, colcha embroiderer and Spanish Market artist. Is It measures approximately 36 by 72 inches.