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Late classic blanket fragment

Handspun and commerical raveled yarns. Three zoned bands (probably 1/2 the entire blanket). Two bands with beige/red diamond stripes and one (in center) with alternative dk blue/red and beige/red diamond stripes to form vertical zigzags.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Native North American (Navajo), about 1875

Object Place

Southwest

Accession Number

02.76

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave with interlock joins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles