Download a map. Search the Collections. Chart the progression of post-war textile design, from wartime utility to atomic-era patterns, abstract art, psychedelia and nostalgic florals.
Yes, it was a miracle to survive. Usually, the person who escaped tragedy would hire a local artist to paint a tin square depicting the scene. The message of thanks may have included many misspellings, as the painters were not educated.
An Ortega's Weaving is the ultimate icon of the Southwest. It's the product of nine generations of inventive weaving, perfected. The historic roots and expertise embedded in Ortega's Weavings are a symbol of authentic New Mexico to natives of the state and collectors worldwide.
Bazar Fusion started as a monthly shopping fair, where designers purchased individual stands or tables and sold jewelry, clothing, shoes, handbags, and more. Now the bazaar has a permanent location in Colonia Juarez with some really great established mini-shops open all week long. This high-end shop in Polanco sells mostly shoes and clothing and works to promote Latino fashion and designers throughout the world. Therefore you will find Brazilian and Argentine design along with local creators.
Blanket weaving has been a treasured Chimayo tradition for over four centuries. The practice has been perfected and passed down from generation to generation, and the unique patterns created by the weavers have been recognized all over the world. Appreciating the art of Chimayo weavers is only one of the many unique things to do in our area.
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Mexican or American Indian Weaving Stockings, 3. Set of Pendleton Stockings, Two. Indian Weaving Xmas Stockings or Pair.
In fact, there is so much to do and see, that two weeks is just not enough. Where to even start? Before you go shopping, it will help you to get a solid grounding in local and Mexican fashion and folk art traditions. This famous museum will do just that, in less than an hour.