Saltillo sarape

Mexican
mid-19th century


Object Place: Mexico

Dimensions

Overall: 108 x 200cm (42 1/2 x 78 3/4in.)

Accession Number

02.505

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool tapestry with diagonal and dovetail joins

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Main field blue and black, with zigzag stripes in white; round medallion in center filled with lines and geometrical forms in red, blue and white; border of groups of S shaped and circular forms in blue, red and white; colors strong and fresh; made in two breadths and sewed together; loose cotton warp threads on ends.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift to the MFA, October 11, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection