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Saltillo sarape

Sarape with central concentric diamonds of light blue and dark blue with black and white accents; two lengths stitched together down the middle with cotton. Made of plied cotton blue 3ZS warps and blue, light blue, black and white wool 2-Z-layedS wefts; no intact side selvedges, but selvedges at...

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Provenance

Miss Amelia Elizabeth White; gift to the MFA, November 17, 1937

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia Elizabeth White

Mexican, first half 19th century

Object Place

Mexico

Accession Number

37.1180

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton tapestry weave, diagonal and dovetailed joins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes