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Germantown pictorial

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Transitional Germantown pictorial with gray background and serrated concentric diamonds of black, red and white, two black birds and two red birds; cut and knotted cotton warps at top end and uncut and looped warps at bottom end

Provenance

By 1995, in collection of Jerry Becker, Elk Creek Trading Company, Denver, CO; December 1995, purchased from Becker by James N. Krebs, Santa Fe, NM at the Antique and Tribal Indian Art Sale in Santa Fe; gift of Krebs and his wife Margie to the MFA (December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of James and Margie Krebs

Native American (Navajo), 1890–1900

Object Place

Dimensions

Overall: 185.4 x 119.4 cm (73 x 47 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1454

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave with diagonal and dovetail joins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles