Tlingit or Haida
Height x width: 144.8 x 181.6 cm (57 x 71 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Fulled wool; twill, embroidered with shells and mother-of-pearl buttons.
Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)
Olive wool trade blanket with black stripes, decorated with figure of beaver executed in dentalium shells, red stroud cloth border with plaid center bordered with rows of export mother of pearl buttons, blanket loosely basted to black canvas.
Dr. Bruce Ruddick (b. 1913 - d. 1992), Montreal and New York; May 1, 2007, sale, Whitaker Auction Co., Philadelphia, lot 219, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 27, 2007)
Mary S. and Edward Jackson Holmes Fund