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Art of the Ancient Americas
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Maker: Unknown

Serape

Woven cotton, silk, and wool

205.7 × 127 cm (81 × 50 in.)
The Harriet Engelhardt Memorial Collection of Textiles, from the estate of Black Mountain College through a gift of Mrs. Paul Moore
1958.13.22
Geography: 
Made in Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Querétaro
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Harriet Engelhardt Memorial Collection. Mrs. Paul Moore, to 1958; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Loretta N Staples, A Sense of Pattern: Textile Masterworks from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1981), 57, no. 53, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 323, ill.

Jennifer Reynolds-Kaye and Michael D. Coe, Small-Great Objects: Anni and Josef Albers in the Americas, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2017), 26, fig. 2.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.