first half 19th century
Overall: 147 x 226cm (57 7/8 x 89in.)
Medium or Technique
3-ply white cotton warps and polychrome wool wefts, tapestry weave, diagonal joins
Not On View
Saltillo sarape with white ground covered with small red spots; red diamond in center on which are spots and zigzag lines in pink, blue, green, and white of superfine wool probably merino; on the sides, loose cotton warp threads at ends; made in two lengths and sewed together. Simple borders.
Purchased in Mexico, March 1900, by Denman Waldo Ross, Gift to the MFA, May 1900
Denman Waldo Ross Collection