Saltillo sarape of two panels stitched together at the middle; serrated diamond in the center on concentric diamonds of red alternating with light blue, green, dark blue and gold; field patterned with vertical bands of small diamonds and zig-zags in pinks, reds, white and blues, red side borders.
MIss Amelia Elizabeth White; gift to the MFA, November 17, 1937
Gift of Miss Amelia Elizabeth White
Mexican, third quarter 19th century
Overall: 241.3 x 129.5 cm (95 x 51 in.)
Medium or Technique
Polychrome wool wefts and 2-ply cotton warp, probably hand or reel spun; tapestry and dovetail joins; original warp edge missing, warps reworked into looped and knotted fringe