Cynthia Sargent was a very successful mid century textile designer. She was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in the spring of 1922. Cynthia studied dance, painting, block printing and art history with Robert Motherwell, Meyer Schapiro, Joseph Albers and other well known artists of the day. In the early 50's Cynthia and her husband Wendell Riggs emigrated to Mexico, where together they built a legacy of art and design. Cynthia Sargent passed away in 2006, but her work continues to be sought after and enjoyed by many.