Object Place: Mexico
223 x 121 cm (87 13/16 x 47 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool and cotton tapestry with diagonal and dovetail
Not On View
Sarape made of two panels, sewn together. Scalloped medallion with zig-zag stripes in white, red, green, blue on charcoal/brown background; field with white diamond and zig-zag stripes on checkered brown/blue background; small floral motif on side and end borders; solid bands at ends. Warp ends knotted as fringe. Wool weft, cotton warp.
Collected in 1870 by Annie Lawrence Rotch (Mrs. Horatio Lamb) in Mexico; Aimee and Rosamond Lamb; gift to the MFA, February 20, 1980
Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb