Sarape

Native American (Navajo)
1860-1866


Object Place: New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 111.8 x 149.9 cm (44 x 59 in.) Mount (top edge dimension): 101.6 cm (40 in.)

Accession Number

52.1368

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave

On View

Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sarape or wearing blanket with bands in red, white, blue and yellow; pink tassle on each corner. Handspun indigo and white yarns, 3-ply pink, red, and pale yellow/green wefts.

Provenance

Acquired by Adelaide Ludlam Waters as a bride at Fort Wingate, New Mexico; given to her daughter Mrs. N.B. Kneass Brooks; inherited by her daughters Mrs. Harold D. Walker and MIss Eleanor W. Brooks; gift to the MFA, 1952

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Harold D. Walker and Miss Eleanor W. Brooks, in memory of their mother, Mrs. N. B. K. Brooks