This is an authentic, not for tourists wool shawl from Tenejapa, Chiapas. Truly fabulous. All wool and finely embroidered with metallic threads. The quality of this style of shawl is something of a status symbol. This one is particularly fine and beautiful.
The wool that goes to make this shawls is raised locally and spun on small top style spindles. This was purchased from the woman that made it.
Large Huichol Ojos de Dios. These are spiritual and votive object made by weaving a design out of yarn upon a wooden cross. The Ojo de Dios or God's eye is a ritual tool that was believed to protect those while they pray, magical object, and an ancient cultural symbol evoking the weaving motif and its spiritual associations for the Huichol and Tepehuan Indians of western Mexico. The Huichol call their God's Eyes Sikuli, which means "the power to see and understand things unknown.
This listing is for the three pieces in the photo. They measure 17"x11".