Chief's-style blanket

Wearing blanket

Native American, Navajo
1840–60


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

185.5 x 137 cm (73 1/16 x 53 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.80

Medium or Technique

Wool weft-faced plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Chief’s style, 1st phase blanket with raveled light and dark speckled red, bright indigo blue, natural white and brown, top-dyed, horizontal stripes; heavily repaired; blue tassels on three sides

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift to the MFA, May 10, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection