Cozy Up to Vintage Handwoven Textiles

Is there a better way to add bright beautiful color to a corner or a sofa or a bed then with a colorful handwoven textiles? From hand crocheted afghans to hand woven Saltillo blankets – it seems like their color and beautiful details add so much to any environment. Especially since no two pieces are exactly alike.

In the winter or a chilly night in any season, a pile of blankets is comforting. On one of those nights, when hibernating seems like part of the natural rhythm of life . . . grab an afghan or a blanket, pick up that book or maybe even, watch the final season of Downton Abbey.

A stack of vintage textiles - runners, rugs, afghan and Saltillo blankets.

A stack of vintage textiles – runners, rugs, afghan and Saltillo blankets.

 

And the best part, is that hand woven Mexican textiles are so versatile – use them anywhere. Too thick to use as a blanket unless it is very very cold; this thick wool textile can also bring colorful protection to a floor.

Thick Wool Handwoven Rug

Thick Wool Handwoven Rug

 

On the other hand, vintage hand crocheted afghans will slip over cold shoulders – like a soft shrug or a poncho. You might even wear one of these – at least to the kitchen to grab the tea.

Cozy Crochet Afghan

Cozy Crochet Afghan

 

Then settle back in that favorite spot – doesn’t everyone have one?

Bright Saltillo Blanket, Made in Mexico

Bright Saltillo Blanket, Made in Mexico