Blanket

Chief's Blanket, Third Phase

Navajo
late 19th century


Dimensions

Length x width: 157.5 x 203.2 cm (62 x 80 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1526

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton, plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Navajo rug with alternating stripes in red and brown. Geometric design with serapes in serrated diamond pattern in third-phase chief’s style. Tapestry woven, plain weave.

Provenance

Early 20th century, acquired by Gardiner Lane (b. 1859 - d. 1914), Boston; after 1914, by inheritance from Gardiner Lane to Katharine Lane Weems (b. 1899 - d. 1989), Boston; about 1989, by inheritance from Katharine Lane Weems to Artemis P. Willis, Weston, MA; 2012, year-end gift of Artemis P. Willis to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Artemis Willis