"he had an old Saltillo blanket"
Young woman wearing serape (c. 1901)
Public DomainYoung woman wearing serape (c. 1901) - Credit: Jacob Fowzer

A Saltillo blanket is a form of traditional serape made in the Mexican state of Coahuila in north-eastern Mexico, near the city of Saltillo.

Saltillo blanket patterns often consist of a dark base colour with bands of yellow, orange, red, blue, green, purple or other bright colours.