Saltillo sarape

Mexican
early 19th century


Object Place: Mexico

Dimensions

232 x 113 cm (91 5/16 x 44 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

02.504

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton tapestry with diagonal and dovetail joins

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Saltillo sarape with main field of dark blue and black, zigzag stripes of white and brown; round medallion in center filled with lines and geometrical forms in white, pink, light and dark blue, and brown; border of groups of S shaped and circular forms; green and black woolen cord sewed on sides, and long cotton fringe sewed on the ends; made in two breadths.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection