Transitional blanket

Pound blanket
Eyedazzler
Blanket

Native American, Navajo
1885–95


Object Place: Navajo, Southwest, North America

Dimensions

202.5 x 120 cm (79 3/4 x 47 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1980.92

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave with diagonal joins

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White warp; natural brown, ecru, red, gold wefts. “Eye-dazzler” design: center pattern of stepped, vertical zig-zags forming three stepped diamonds in vertical row; bands at each end. Condition: Red dye has run in some spots; small tears and candle wax spots; one side selvedge binding partially missing.

Provenance

Lewis P. Cabot; gift to the MFA, March 19,1980

Credit Line

Gift of Lewis P. Cabot