Rio Grande blanket

Native American, Hispanic
1880s


Object Place: Rio Grande Valley, Southwest, North America

Dimensions

112 x 232 cm (44 1/8 x 91 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.81

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave with dovetail and diagonal joins; wool embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rio Grande blanket made of two seamed panels; patterned with groups of stripes of different widths in brown, two shades of yellow, greens, and white; elongated diamonds in the wider stripes; in one corner “C D” embroidered in chain stitch.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection