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

Native American, Navajo
1850–70


Object Place: Navajo, Southwest, North America

Dimensions

137.5 x 93 cm (54 1/8 x 36 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

02.71

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave with interlock joins

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Main field is black; on each end a deep band of red (bayeta) with dentated edges; running through these are dark blue zigzag lines made up of blocks; narrower blue, green and red bands; dark-blue tassels on corners.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection