Late Classic blanket

Small sarape

Native American, Navajo
1875–80


Object Place: Navajo, Southwest, North America

Dimensions

132.5 x 83 cm (52 3/16 x 32 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.238

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave

On View

Bernard and Barbara Stern Shapiro Gallery (Gallery 231)

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Terraced meanders, diamonds, and crosses on banded ground, indigo on a red ground. Late classic blanket pattern.

Provenance

About 1884/1885, acquired in New Mexico by Clarence Pullen (b. 1850 - d. 1902), Boston; 1887, sold by Clarence Pullen to Charles Greely Loring (b. 1828 - d. 1902), Boston, for the MFA. (Accession Date: May 3, 1887)

NOTE: Pullen was surveyor general of New Mexico from 1884 until 1885.

Credit Line

Everett Fund