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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Mexican
Title:Serape
Date Made:19th century, after 1840
Type:Clothing
Materials:wool
Place Made:North America; Mexico; Coahuila; Saltillo
Measurements:whole: 100 x 51 in.; 254 x 129.54 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1955.713
Credit Line:Gift of the children of Dwight W. Morrow (Class of 1895) and Elizabeth C. Morrow
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Description:
Woven serape with border of grouped diamonds in rose, purple, blue, green, and yellow on red groudn. At ends, these are incorporated in a linked diamond desing in yello. Centeral serrated radiating diamond design with each band outlined in a diffferent color with small diamonds a oa red or rose ground. In the field, overall bands of larger diamonds and zigzags running lengthwise in the same tones.

Tags:
red; weaving; patterns; clothing

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