Authentic, Handmade Mexican Serapes, Direct From Mexican Village Artisans In Support Of Fair Trade.

Mexican serapes are vibrantly colored blankets. All our sarapes are hand woven on a loom, made of 50/50 soft cotton and acrylic. The finished serape blankets are soft yet strong, making beautiful pieces of textile art. They are used as an easy interior decorating accessory, or ready for the beach, picnics and outings.

 

mexican serape 003-952Popular with just about everyone, Mexican serapes are a versatile textile. They are stylish yet hardy enough as yoga blankets, for picnicc or the beach weekend getaway. Inside these Mexian blankets add a decorative touch with their rich warmth and colors, adding an accent and style to any room in the house. serapes

Mexican serape blankets are great for brightening up any room, and can be used as a throw, table cover, bedspread or even a light floor covering or wall hanging! Because the blankets are machine washable, they are also great for keeping your pet's favorite chairs and sofas free of hair and all the dirt our beloved 4 legged friends bring in!

Serape blankets come in many different colors. The vibrancy of the blanket is created by dying each color strand separately before hand-looming to create striped color waves that seem to melt into each other. The largest stripe is always the primary color and repeated throughout weave, along with complimentary colors. There are also serapes made in lighter tones and softer shades. You can also find them in colors of the same tones as well. The ends of the serapes blankets are usually finished with fringed ends. Because of the nature of the weave, each finished blanket is a beautiful, unique work of textile art. Watch the video above and see for yourself the difference in the quality of serapes. Then have look at our selection below to choose.

Mexican Serapes Selection

Mexican single hammock

001-955 - Black

50/50 Blend Cotton/Acrylic Material
63 inches by 85 inches (approx.)
$34.95 (plus express shipping of 3 business days!)

serape 002-954

002-954 - Green

50/50 Blend Cotton/Acrylic Material
63 inches by 85 inches (approx.)
$34.95 (plus express shipping of 3 business days!)

king size mexican hammocks

003-952 - Orange Red

50/50 Blend Cotton/Acrylic Material
63 inches by 85 inches (approx.)
$34.95 (plus express shipping of 3 business days!)

serape 004-951

004-951 - Yellow

50/50 Blend Cotton/Acrylic Material
63 inches by 85 inches (approx.)
$34.95 (plus express shipping of 3 business days!)

serape 005-953

005-953 - teal

50/50 Blend Cotton/Acrylic Material
63 inches by 85 inches (approx.)
$34.95 (plus express shipping of 3 business days!)

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mexican serape 006-958

006-958 - royal blue

50/50 Blend Cotton/Acrylic Material
63 inches by 85 inches (approx.)
$34.95 (plus express shipping of 3 business days!)

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mexican serape 008-971

007-971 - purple

50/50 Blend Cotton/Acrylic Material
63 inches by 85 inches (approx.)
$34.95 (plus express shipping of 3 business days!)

serape 008-967

008-971 - rose

50/50 Blend Cotton/Acrylic Material
63 inches by 85 inches (approx.)
$34.95 (plus express shipping of 3 business days!)

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mexican serape 009-970

009-970 - navy

50/50 Blend Cotton/Acrylic Material
63 inches by 85 inches (approx.)
$34.95 (plus express shipping of 3 business days!)

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mexican serape 011-965

010-950 - sky blue

50/50 Blend Cotton/Acrylic Material
63 inches by 85 inches (approx.)
$34.95 (plus express shipping of 3 business days!)

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mexican serape 011-965

011-965 - pink

50/50 Blend Cotton/Acrylic Material
63 inches by 85 inches (approx.)
$34.95 (plus express shipping of 3 business days!)

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mexican serape 012-963

012-963 - blue / blue

50/50 Blend Cotton/Acrylic Material
63 inches by 85 inches (approx.)
$34.95 (plus express shipping of 3 business days!)

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About Serapes

In its intended form, serape refers to the traditional striped weave that makes up the blanket design of today. It was the mark of the traditional striped weave of the simple outer clothing worn like a poncho. The technique to create these stunning blankets has been passed on through the generations. So, whatever you choose to call yours, the venerable Mexican serape blanket will bring a unique decorative touch and a splash of color to your home. These unique pieces of fabric art make a wonderful accessory to any piece of furniture or add vibrancy to any room in the house. Serapes are a great way to add some Mexican home decorating style. Serapes blankets also make for a great outdoors blanket, for the beach or a picnic. They have also been used for weddings, banquets and festivals. Serapes especially make a great gift!

If you are looking to buy a Mexican serapes for you or a friend, choose from our selection above. You can also contact us for larger quantities and requests.

Mexican Serapes Ponchos


Mexican ponchosThere seems to a variety of names which Mexican blankets goes by. They are sometimes called a serape or sarape. Other times, it is a saltillo or just plain Mexican blanket. One of its names comes from Saltillo, the capital of the north eastern Mexican state of Coahuila, famous for its locally woven multi-colored blankets which for many are known simply as a saltillo. Sarapes is the Spanish, and in English is just a different spelling, serapes. In its intended form, it refers to the traditional striped weave of the accessible outer clothing first worn by the poorer working folk of Mexico and Guatemala. Today, these are known as serape ponchos and typically have a hole in the middle of the blanket to place over your head. If you are looking for a selection of Mexican serape ponchos, we have them here on our website page here: serape ponchos.

Serapes were originally used as a poncho for the cooler climates and higher altitudes of the Mayan villages. The serape ponchos of today are not only versatile, but the colors are usually warm and vibrant.The serape usually consists of a darker base color with smaller striped bands of colors. The largest stripe is always the dominant color and is repeated throughout weave, along with secondary colors. Learn more about serape ponchos and see our selection of Mexican ponchos today!