Transitional large blanket

Native American, Navajo
about 1885


Object Place: Navajo, Southwest, North America

Dimensions

150 x 202 cm (59 1/16 x 79 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

12.1089

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave with interlock and diagonal joins

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red wool ground with design of dentated white and blue lines forming diamonds. In each diamond is a smaller diamond made up of two green and two blue triangles. On the corners are tassels of red, yellow and green wool.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of John Ware Willard