Saltillo sarape

Mexican
mid-19th century


Object Place: Mexico

Dimensions

249 x 124 cm (98 1/16 x 48 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.413

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry with diagonal and dovetail joins

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Saltillo sarape with all-over design of broken lines in white, light and dark blue, green, yellow and pinks; diamond-shaped medallion in center; straight bands of same colors on ends into which a cotton fringe is knotted which is a later addition; sides bound with brown cotton tape; made in two breadths and sewn together.

Provenance

Purchased by Denman Waldo Ross Collection in Mexico, March 1900; gift to the MFA, May 1900

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection