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Blankets56 of 76Pretty wool blanket~Need Help Identifying where this was madeVintage Hopi Dance Shawl, Maybe
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Posted 4 years ago


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I've had this big old wool blanket for around 30 years. Can anyone tell me about how old it is? is there any value to it? The beauty in the polka dot bikini is lucy - who loves anything fabric to sit on - even prickly wool.

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  1. Stillwater Stillwater, 4 years ago
    This is a really good one, one of the best I've seen. Definitely has some value
    Maybe 1940's or a little later
    Yeah its definitely a good one. Most of them aren't worth much but this is a great wall-hanger
  2. SEAN68, 4 years ago
    very very beautiful!!! and beautiful dog!!!
  3. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 4 years ago
    thank you stillwater and sean68. i really wasn't sure. i've had it so long now. yes, the dog is my sweetheart and constant companion of 7 yrs.
  4. toracat toracat, 4 years ago
    Beautiful!!! Is that "Lucy in the sky with diamonds!!!"
  5. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 4 years ago
    no toracat. that's lucy on the ground with an itchy wool blanket.
  6. bratjdd bratjdd, 4 years ago
    What a cutie :))
  7. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 4 years ago
    thanks bratjdd. lucy is a heartbreaker!
  8. roddyq roddyq, 8 months ago
    Very nice indeed really great colors!! Love your chihuahua. I have 2 chi's such great companions.
  9. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 8 months ago
    thanks roddyq. i love my chihpin [chihuahua/miniature pinscher].
  10. roddyq roddyq, 8 months ago
    Very interesting x. I've never heard of a chilpin before. Thanks so much for sharing this ho2cultcha:)
  11. roddyq roddyq, 8 months ago
    Your blanket depicts the national symbol of Mexico. The bird on the cactus/serpent. The same image is on the Mexican coins. 10 pesos, 5 pesos etc.
  12. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 8 months ago
    which was what was seen by the wandering aztecs as the sign of where to build their great city - which is now the largest city in the world - Mexico City.
  13. roddyq roddyq, 8 months ago
    So much history for sure Mexico City where in 1520 Montezuma the Aztec Emperor was killed during the initial Spanish conquest led by Cortes.
    I live 4 hours South of Mexico City and will not drive in the city, it's just too crazy!!
  14. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 8 months ago
    we have a place 2 hrs northwest of mexico city and i won't drive in DF either. it's insane there!
  15. roddyq roddyq, 8 months ago
    It's great reading your comments ho2cultcha:) Hasta luego
  16. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 8 months ago
    gracias roddyq! hasta la proxima...

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