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Saltillo sarape

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Saltillo sarape with all-over design of broken lines in white, light and dark blue, green, yellow and pinks; diamond-shaped medallion in center; straight bands of same colors on ends into which a cotton fringe is knotted which is a later addition; sides bound with brown cotton tape; made in two...

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Purchased by Denman Waldo Ross Collection in Mexico, March 1900; gift to the MFA, May 1900

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Mexican, mid-19th century

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249 x 124 cm (98 1/16 x 48 13/16 in.)

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Wool tapestry with diagonal and dovetail joins


Textiles and Fashion Arts