Sometimes I come across a piece I love, but don't necessarily know everything about. Such as this lovely textile:
Given its narrow width (it measures 21 x 92 inches), I think it is half of a serape, the traditional blanket-like shawl of the Southwest region. The texture is very soft and the weight is very light (similar to Kashmir and French paisley shawls of the 19th century).
So what is this thing? Early to mid 20th century? Rio Grande? If you have any thoughts, please let me know!
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