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Classic dress border fragment

Ground red, with blue points on sides and scallops on the bottom, through the middle a line of diamonds outlined by dark blue blocks, above and below this is a row of disconnected solid blue diamonds.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Native North American (Navajo), 1825–50

Object Place

Southwesst

Accession Number

02.74

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave with diagonal and interlock joins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes