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One panel of a woman's two-piece classic dress

Native American, Navajo
1850–70


Object Place: Navajo, Southwest, North America

Dimensions

Overall: 128.3 x 83 cm (50 1/2 x 32 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.72

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave with interlock joins

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black, on each end a broad red (bayeta) stripe with dentated edges and diamonds outlined with dark blue blocks, and dark blue block in center of each; narrower red and blue stripes; blue tassels on corners.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection