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Rio Grande blanket

White ground with three wide bands of decoration, made up of dark and light blue, purple, red, yellow and white; on the central white band of each are irregularly shaped serrated diamond forms in dark blue; two narrow bands at extreme ends of dark blue and violet.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

North American (Hispanic), mid-19th century

Object Place

Southwest

Accession Number

02.82

Medium or Technique

Wool tapestry weave with diagonal joins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles