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Saltillo sarape

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Saltillo sarape with main field of dark blue and black, zigzag stripes of white and brown; round medallion in center filled with lines and geometrical forms in white, pink, light and dark blue, and brown; border of groups of S shaped and circular forms; green and black woolen cord sewed on...

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

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Mexican, early 19th century

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232 x 113 cm (91 5/16 x 44 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton tapestry with diagonal and dovetail joins


Textiles and Fashion Arts