Chimayoweavers/Centinela Traditional Arts Since 1982

12281118 - Rio Grande vest, handwoven wool, unlined-Rio Grande Vest


This style of vest draws from the oldest part of our weaving tradition, the Rio Grande striped blanket. The strong vertical lines of these vests are the defining design elements. This vest has turquoise as a field color and light oxford, light cardinal, naural, and gendarme included in its design. Our nickel buttons are cast copies of the old indian head or buffalo nickels, because buttons made from the real nickels are hard for us to get anymore. The garment is fully lined with a smooth and comfortable polyester fabric. The vest is a size 44 and has the following measurements Chest measurement = 25.5 inches(51 inches), shoulder measurement=17.5 inches, regular cut length=26 inches, Flat bottom length 27 inches