Acoma Pueblo Manta

Acoma Pueblo Manta


Acoma Pueblo Manta.  Embroidered Manta. Circa 1860. Size – 42″x 52″.  Cochineal dyed Saxony wool yarn embroidered on indigo and dark brown diamond twill end bands. Green (indigo/vegetal) handspun outlines end bands. The main design pattern is red butterfly motifs, stylized rain clouds and angular blossoms/kiva stepped elements. Chain link zigzag border on sides. The main field is a diagonal twill in dark handspun brown wool.     Ex – Jack Silverman Museum Collection.  Minor restoration. –  Exhibit at El Museo “Stands of Time” Santa Fe, August 2023

SKU: MHtx13

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