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Saltillo sarape

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Sarape (Shoulder blanket). Two panels, sewn together. Scalloped medallion zig-zag with stripes in white, red, green, blue on charcoal/brown background; field with white diamond and zig-zag stripes on checkered brown/blue background; small floral motif on side and end borders; solid bands at...

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Collected in 1870 by Annie Lawrence Rotch (Mrs. Horatio Lamb) in Mexico; Misses Aimee and Rosamond Lamb; gift to the MFA, February 20, 1980

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Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

Mexican, early 19th century

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202 x 113 cm (79 1/2 x 44 1/2 in.)

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Wool and cotton tapestry with diagonal and dovetail joins


Textiles and Fashion Arts