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Rio Grande blanket

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Rio Grande blanket made of two seamed panels; patterned with groups of stripes of different widths in brown, two shades of yellow, greens, and white; elongated diamonds in the wider stripes; in one corner "C D" embroidered in chain stitch.

Provenance

Collection of Denman Waldo Ross; gift to the MFA, May 10, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Native North American (Hispanic), 1880s

Object Place

Southwest

Dimensions

112 x 232 cm (44 1/8 x 91 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.81

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave with dovetail and diagonal joins; wool embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles