Germantown pictorial

Native American (Navajo)
1890–1900


Object Place: North America

Dimensions

Overall: 185.4 x 119.4 cm (73 x 47 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1454

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave with diagonal and dovetail joins

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Transitional Germantown pictorial with gray background and serrated concentric diamonds of black, red and white, two black birds and two red birds; cut and knotted cotton warps at top end and uncut and looped warps at bottom end

Provenance

By 1995, in collection of Jerry Becker, Elk Creek Trading Company, Denver, CO; December 1995, purchased from Becker by James N. Krebs, Santa Fe, NM at the Antique and Tribal Indian Art Sale in Santa Fe; gift of Krebs and his wife Margie to the MFA (December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of James and Margie Krebs