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Transitional double saddle blanket

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The design consists of broad and narrow stripes. Three wide and three narrow borders consist of lines of red, green, black and yellow wool, forming an all-over pattern of concentric diamonds. The other narrow borders are of red wool.

Provenance

Collection of John Ware Willard; gift to the MFA, November 7, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of John Ware Willard

Native North American (Navajo), 1885–95

Object Place

Southwest

Dimensions

179 x 82 cm (70 1/2 x 32 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1083

Medium or Technique

Weft-faced wool diamond twill weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles