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Chinle revival blanket

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Chinle revival blanket, could be used as a bed cover, soft vegetable dyed) with natural white and synthetic experimental Dupont red dye

Provenance

By 1987, in collection of Andrew Nagen, Corales, NM; May 1987, purchased from Nagen by James N. Krebs, Santa Fe, NM; gift of Krebs and his wife Margie to the MFA (December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of James and Margie Krebs

Native American (Navajo), 1920–40

Object Place

Southwest

Dimensions

Overall: 133.4 x 201.9 cm (52 1/2 x 79 1/2 in.) Mount (top edge dimension): 132.1 cm (52 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1453

Medium or Technique

Handspun wool tapestry weave with diagonal and dovetailed joins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles