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One panel from a woman's two-piece classic dress

Black wool ground, with red, blue, and black bands with straight and scalloped edges across the ends. Two undulating lines with zigzag edges on the widest red band.

Provenance

Collection of Denman Waldo Ross; gift to the MFA, October 5, 1916

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Native North American (Navajo), 1840–60

Object Place

Southwest

Accession Number

16.315

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave with interlock joins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes