Object Place: Mexico
126 x 239 cm (49 5/8 x 94 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton and wool tapestry with diagonal and dovetail joins
Not On View
Saltillo sarape with cotton warp, polychrome wool weft; ground of pinkish red, zigzag stripes of green, white, blue, yellow and purple, broken in the center by a large diamond in the same colors; made in two breadths and sewn together down the middle. Central serrate diamond, vertical zigzag and serrate ground, fancy borders. Includes small serrate diamond motifs–quite cunning in appearance.
Purchased by Denman Waldo Ross Collection in Mexico, March 1900; gift to the MFA, May 1900
Denman Waldo Ross Collection