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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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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Mexican, mid-19th century

Object Place

Mexico

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

02.505

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool tapestry with diagonal and dovetail joins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes