18.25 in WIDE
(46.35 cm WIDE)
Gift of John Fanestil

Altar cloth. Used in California/Mexico border communion services conducted by donor, John Fanestil for people crossing the border. Purple and black cotton. Embroidered to imitate a "picked in" brocade. The style is similar to the flame stich. A traditonal Mexican weave. The fabric is warp faced. Fringe is excess warp and not knotted or finished.

Used: California/Mexico border | Altar cloth | Immigrant

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