Mexican Mayo Serape

hand-spun wool woven in natural brown, white, and indigo; with large central serrated diamond surrounded by smaller diamonds; wide boarder, 89 x 54 in.
ca 1920

The Mayo people live in the southwest corner of the state of Senora, Mexico.  Traditionally they wove cotton blankets and only switched to wool after contact with the Spanish.  

Estimate: $800 - $1,200


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