Blanket (Sarape). Tapestry woven wool. Cream with red and brown striped bands. Red white, yellow, brown stylized birds, geometric motifs. Fringed edges. Condition: Fair. Soiled.
Katharine Lane Weems; bequest to the MFA, November 29, 1989
Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems
Mexican, mid-19th century
233 x 109 cm (91 3/4 x 42 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool and cotton; tapestry with diagonal joins; cotton warp fringe; tapestry weave, with eccentric insertions (piquetes) and diagonal joins