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Ground of black wool; narrow stripe of dark blue through the middle. On each side are broad red borders with a design of red crosses outlined with black. Red tassles on the corners.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of John Ware Willard

Native North American (Navajo), about 1900

Object Place

Southwest

Dimensions

93 x 144 cm (36 5/8 x 56 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1085

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave with interlock joins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles