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Ground in heather dark blue, surrounded by a band of darker blue on which are cresent forms in lighter blue, white and touches of yellow; circular medallion in center containing four open flowers in bright red and pink, with green and white foliage; blue woolen warp threads twisted into a fringe...

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Purchased by Denman Waldo Ross in Leon, Mexico, March 1900; gift to the MFA, May 1900

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Mexican, late 19th century

Object Place

possibly San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico


206 x 109 cm (81 1/8 x 42 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool tapestry with diagonal and dovetail


Textiles and Fashion Arts