Transitional double saddle blanket

Native American, Navajo
1885–95


Object Place: Navajo, Southwest, North America

Dimensions

179 x 82 cm (70 1/2 x 32 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1083

Medium or Technique

Weft-faced wool diamond twill weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design consists of broad and narrow stripes. Three wide and three narrow borders consist of lines of red, green, black and yellow wool, forming an all-over pattern of concentric diamonds. The other narrow borders are of red wool.

Provenance

Collection of John Ware Willard; gift to the MFA, November 7, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of John Ware Willard