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Late classic blanket

Pink ground; design of zigzag serrated lines in dark blue, light green and very light pink; much worn. Overall diamond network formed of small stepped triangles in white, dk blue and green (indigo/vegetal) on red ground.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Native North American (Navajo), 1880–85

Object Place

Southwest

Accession Number

02.77

Medium or Technique

Handspun wool tapestry weave with diagonal and interlock joins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles