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Transitional blanket

Red aniline-dyed wool ground. Design of stripes of fret-like ornaments and elongated diamonds in white and light aniline green. Pinkish red wool tassels on the ends. Water damage has caused dyes to run.

Provenance

Collection of John Ware Willard; gift to the MFA, November 7, 1912

Credit Line

Gift of John Ware Willard

Native North American (Navajo), 1885–95

Object Place

Southwest

Accession Number

12.1087

Medium or Technique

Handspun wool tapestry weave with diagonal and interlock joins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles