Late Classic blanket
Native American, Navajo
Object Place: Navajo, Southwest, North America
132.5 x 83 cm (52 3/16 x 32 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool tapestry weave
Bernard and Barbara Stern Shapiro Gallery (Gallery 231)
Terraced meanders, diamonds, and crosses on banded ground, indigo on a red ground. Late classic blanket pattern.
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.