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Sarape or wearing blanket with bands in red, white, blue and yellow; pink tassle on each corner. Handspun indigo and white yarns, 3-ply pink, red, and pale yellow/green wefts.


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), pre–1860

Object Place

New Mexico, United States


Overall: 111.8 x 149.9 cm (44 x 59 in.) Mount (top edge dimension): 101.6 cm (40 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts