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Saltillo sarape

Mexican
first half 19th century


Object Place: Mexico

Dimensions

Overall: 233.7 x 123.2 cm (92 x 48 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

37.1180

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton tapestry weave, diagonal and dovetailed joins

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sarape with central concentric diamonds of light blue and dark blue with black and white accents; two lengths stitched together down the middle with cotton. Made of plied cotton blue 3ZS warps and blue, light blue, black and white wool 2-Z-layedS wefts; no intact side selvedges, but selvedges at center intact.

Provenance

Miss Amelia Elizabeth White; gift to the MFA, November 17, 1937

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amelia Elizabeth White