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Transitional single saddle blanket

Horizontal bands of yellow, pink and red; on the wider bands are herringbone designs in white, red , pink, yellow and dark blue; yellow fringe on end. Five zones of vertical zigzags, alternating with pink and red bands. Red and dk blue zigzags at looped warp end. (Dating depends on red and pink...

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

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Native North American (Navajo), about 1875

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Wool tapestry weave with diagonal joins


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