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Sarape

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Saltillo style sarape with a white mainfield powdered with red and black dots. Around four sides is a border of zig-zag lines of green, red, pink, yellow, brown, blue and white. A medallion like the border is covered with a piece of velvet embroidered with roses in white and tan color. Three...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Benjamin Kimball

Mexican, 1890s

Object Place

Mexico

Dimensions

117 x 218 cm (46 1/16 x 85 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.49

Medium or Technique

Saltillo style sarape of wool and cotton tapestry with diagonal joins; silk velvet with silk floss appliqué embroidery, silver-colored woven trim and spangles, and silver-colored closures and chain

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes