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One panel from a women's two-piece classic dress

Native American, Navajo
1840–60


Object Place: Navajo, Southwest, North America

Dimensions

101 x 68 cm (39 3/4 x 26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

02.73

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Main field is black; across each end one wide red (bayeta) band with scalloped edges, on which are two zigzag lines in dark blue; above this two red bands with a line of dark blue through the middle of each; much worn.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection