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Rio Grande Poncho

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Poncho with pink ground with a stripe of blue with lines and S shaped figures on each end, in the center a stepped diamond in blue and white with an opening through the middle for the head.

Provenance

Collection of Denman Waldo Ross; gift to the MFA, October 11,1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Hispanic American, Late 19th to early 20th century

Object Place

Southwest

Dimensions

159 x 60 cm (62 5/8 x 23 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

02.500

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry with self-fringe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes