Category Archives: Furniture

Huichol furniture

A rare set of Mexican furniture from the Huichol tribe of central-west Mexico, comprising a pair of chairs, a table and a stool or side table. Each piece composed of a base of wooden strips with leather seats and tops and cane backs, the vellum with traces of brightly coloured painted images.

 

 

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“Los Huicholes” by Luis Covarrubias

These paintings are made by Mexican artist Luis Covarrubias, it depicts a Huichol woman surrounded by typical Huichol artesanias, including yarn “paintings,” a woven morral, “god’s eyes,” and a beaded gourd. The woman is wearing an embroidered quechq and on the second painting a woman playing a violin.