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

Black, on each end a broad red (bayeta) stripe with dentated edges and diamonds outlined with dark blue blocks, and dark blue block in center of each; narrower red and blue stripes; blue tassels on corners.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Native North American (Navajo), 1850–70

Object Place

Southwest

Accession Number

02.72

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave with interlock joins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes