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Blanket made of two panels; simple central roundel in red with red border containing small white and brown lozenges; striped end borders with gray/brown ground; warp fringe, most missing

Provenance

Miss Amelia Elizabeth White; gift to the MFA, November 17, 1937

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia Elizabeth White

Mexican, early 20th century

Object Place

possibly Oaxaca, Mexico

Dimensions

242 x 111 cm (95 1/4 x 43 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1182

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry with diagonal joins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles