Rio Grande style weaving

Material Information

Rio Grande style weaving Jerga
Series Title:
Latinos/Hispanics in Colorado Collection ;
Trujillo. Lorenzo
Colorado Society of Hispanic Genealogy
Publication Date:


Subjects / Keywords:
Mexican Americans -- Arts & crafts -- 1880-1890
Hispanic Americans -- Arts & crafts -- 1880-1890
Textile fabrics -- Pictorial works -- New Mexico -- Arroyo Seco ( lcsh )
Textiles ( lctgm )
Rugs -- Pictorial works -- New Mexico -- Arroyo Seco ( lcsh )
Rugs ( lctgm )
Digital images. ( aat )
Digital images. ( gmgpc )
Digital images ( aat )
Digital images ( gmgpc )


View of a Rio Grande style weaving known as a jerga woven around 1885 by Francisco Antonio Gallegos in Arroyo Seco (Taos County), New Mexico. The striped rug has a central seam where two narrow weavings are sewn together.
Additional Physical Form:
Image File:
Digitization sponsored by the Library Services and Technology Act and the Center for Colorado & the West at Auraria Library.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
General Note:
Content derived from inventory prepared by Dana EchoHawk.
General Note:
From inventory: "Weaving from hand-made looms is a craft learned from early settlers. Francisco Antonio Gallegos wove jergas (textiles) and fresadas (blankets or coverlets). He wove this jerga in about 1885. (Courtesy of Hispanic Pioneers in Colorado and New Mexico)."
General Note:
Scanned image from loaned collection.
General Note:
Source: loan, Colorado Society of Hispanic Genealogy, 2010.
General Note:
Scan of a photograph from: Hispanic pioneers in Colorado and New Mexico / Colorado Society of Hispanic Genealogy, 2006. Source: Lorenzo Trujillo.
General Note:
Title derived from inventory.

Record Information

Source Institution:
Auraria Library
Holding Location:
Auraria Library
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
664567811 ( OCLC )