Saltillo sarape

Mexican
mid-19th century


Object Place: Mexico

Dimensions

234.5 x 105.5 cm (92 5/16 x 41 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.503

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton tapestry with diagonal joins

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Saltillo sarape composed of two lengths stitched together with red ground and large serrate diamond in center composed of four diamonds; red and white striped borders at ends; tied warp fringe

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection