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Navajo rug with alternating stripes in red and brown. Geometric design with serapes in serrated diamond pattern in third-phase chief's style. Tapestry woven, plain weave.


Early 20th century, acquired by Gardiner Lane (b. 1859 - d. 1914), Boston; after 1914, by inheritance from Gardiner Lane to Katharine Lane Weems (b. 1899 - d. 1989), Boston; about 1989, by inheritance from Katharine Lane Weems to Artemis P. Willis, Weston, MA; 2012, gift of Artemis P. Willis to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Artemis Willis

Navajo, late 19th century


Length x width: 157.5 x 203.2 cm (62 x 80 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton blend


Textiles and Fashion Arts