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Saltillo sarape

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Main field blue and black, with zigzag stripes in white; round medallion in center filled with lines and geometrical forms in red, blue and white; border of groups of S shaped and circular forms in blue, red and white; colors strong and fresh; made in two breadths and sewed together; loose cotton...

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

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Mexican, mid-19th century

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Overall: 108 x 200cm (42 1/2 x 78 3/4in.)

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Cotton and wool tapestry with diagonal and dovetail joins


Textiles and Fashion Arts