Blanket

Native American, Navajo
about 1885


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 209.6 x 123.2 cm (82 1/2 x 48 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

12.1084

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave with dovetail and interlocked joins; 2/2 twined green, top-dyed green cords on ends

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Moki step-patterned blanket with red lattice and crosses; round of black and dark blue stripes; design consists of light pink and red stripes forming diamonds and enclosing two red and white crosses. Blue, brown, and white handspun, red commercial Germantown yarn

Provenance

1912, gift of John Ware Willard (b. 1859 - d. 1914), Brookline, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 7, 1912)

Credit Line

Gift of John Ware Willard