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Transitional single saddle blanket

Native American, Navajo
about 1875

Object Place: Navajo, Southwest, North America


Overall: 76.2 x 74.9 cm (30 x 29 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave with diagonal joins

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Horizontal bands of yellow, pink and red; on the wider bands are herringbone designs in white, red , pink, yellow and dark blue; yellow fringe on end. Five zones of vertical zigzags, alternating with pink and red bands. Red and dk blue zigzags at looped warp end. (Dating depends on red and pink dyes …)


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

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection