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Saltillo sarape

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Saltillo sarape composed of two lengths stitched together with red ground and large serrate diamond in center composed of four diamonds; red and white striped borders at ends; tied warp fringe

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

234.5 x 105.5 cm (92 5/16 x 41 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.503

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton tapestry with diagonal joins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes