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NEW ITEMS! > Vintage popote straw art Xochimilco scene
Vintage popote straw art Xochimilco scene

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Price: $200.00
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Vintage popote straw art of Xochimilco

Mexico City

Straw, beeswax

c. 1940-50

Frame:  19" x 10 3/4"
Image:   14 1/2" x 7"

Beautiful scene features flower-covered boats in Xochimilco's floating gardens.  Fine craftsmanship. In excellent vintage condition.  Original frame.  See photos.   Popote art typically involves dyeing the straw, cutting it to size and then adhering it to a board with beeswax.  

Additional photos in "view images" box at top of page.

Shipping within US:  $25.  All others, please inquire.