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Saltillo sarape

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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.

Provenance

Katharine Lane Weems; bequest to the MFA, November 29, 1989

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems

Mexican, mid-19th century

Object Place

Mexico

Dimensions

233 x 109 cm (91 3/4 x 42 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.664

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton; tapestry with diagonal joins; cotton warp fringe; tapestry weave, with eccentric insertions (piquetes) and diagonal joins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes