CO Virtual Heritage Journey: Colcha Embroidery

Today on the #COVirtualHeritageJourney watch a collaboration between Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Area in New Mexico and the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area in southern Colorado.

Colcha embroidery is a Cultural Art shared within both heritage areas. Learn how local artists thought up and created these beautiful art pieces that tell a story!

“I really feel it’s my purpose to pass on this art,” says Gomez, a 75-year-old retired home-economics teacher. “It’s not my art. It’s a part of our history.”

Learn more at this New Mexico Magazine article “A Stitch Out of Time”