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Chief's-style blanket

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Chief's style, 1st phase blanket with raveled light and dark speckled red, bright indigo blue, natural white and brown, top-dyed, horizontal stripes; heavily repaired; blue tassels on three sides

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Wearing blanket

Native North American (Navajo), 1840–60

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

185.5 x 137 cm (73 1/16 x 53 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.80

Medium or Technique

Wool weft-faced plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes