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Striped horizontally red, blue and gray; on broad red stripes, terraced chevrons and crosses. Interlocked tapestry weave with lazy lines. 3-ply Saxony or Zephyr yarns imported from Germany with unravelled yarns, S-spun worsted, predominantly dyed with lac; tassels at four corners with light...

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Provenance

Acquired by Adelaide Ludlam Waters as a bride at Fort Wingate, New Mexico; given to her daughter Mrs. N.B. Kneass Brooks; inherited by her daughters Mrs. Harold D. Walker and MIss Eleanor W. Brooks; gift to the MFA, 1952

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Harold D. Walker and Miss Eleanor W. Brooks in memory of their mother Mrs. N. B. K. Brooks

Native American (Navajo), 1855–1866

Object Place

New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 141.6 x 184.2 cm (55 3/4 x 72 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

52.1369

Medium or Technique

Wool interlocked tapestry weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes