Transitional one-piece manta

Native American, Navajo
about 1900


Object Place: Navajo, Southwest, North America

Dimensions

93 x 144 cm (36 5/8 x 56 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1085

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave with interlock joins. Cotton warp.

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground of black wool; narrow stripe of dark blue through the middle. On each side are broad red borders with a design of red crosses outlined with black. Red tassles on the corners.

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