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The ground of the main field is white with black and red threads run through it at intervals. In the middle is a medallion of deep rose color in which are woven geometrical forms with white, blue, yellow and black wool. Around the edge of the medallion is a light green scallop detailed with...

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Provenance

Benjamin Kimball; gift to the MFA, February 1, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of Benjamin Kimball

Mexican, mid to late 19th century

Object Place

Mexico

Dimensions

241 x 103 cm (94 7/8 x 40 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.50

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry with diagonal and dovetail joins, patterned with supplementary weft floats

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes