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Rio Grande blanket

North American (Hispanic)
mid-19th century


Object Place: Rio Grande Valley, Southwest, North America

Dimensions

132.1 x 234.5 cm (52 x 92 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.82

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave with diagonal joins

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White ground with three wide bands of decoration, made up of dark and light blue, purple, red, yellow and white; on the central white band of each are irregularly shaped serrated diamond forms in dark blue; two narrow bands at extreme ends of dark blue and violet.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection