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Late Classic/Transitional blanket

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Red wool ground. Throughout the center is a guilloche design of red, blue, and green. On each side are groups of graduated blue, green and white blocks. On each end are zig-zag bands of white, green, and blue. On the corners are tassels of red wool.

Provenance

Collection of John Ware Willard; gift to the MFA, April 16, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of John Ware Willard

Native North American (Navajo), 1890–1900

Object Place

Southwest

Dimensions

134 x 90 cm (52 3/4 x 35 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1086

Medium or Technique

Handspun warps and commercial wefts; tapestry weave with interlock joins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles