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Blanket Dress

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Object Number:
29-138-1A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Navajo
Provenience:
Arizona
New Mexico
Culture Area:
Greater Southwest
Date Made:
1860-1870
Early Date:
1860
Late Date:
1870
Section:
American
Materials:
Wool
Cochineal Dye
Technique:
Handspun
Description:
Wool on cotton warp. Black with deep red ends. Terraced by small joined oblongs; also 6 fine green lines running through the red ends. Native dyes.
Length:
132.1cm
Width:
76.2cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Mrs. E.G. Woolworth

Bibliography:

[Book] Wheat, Joe B. 1984. The Gift of Spiderwoman. Southwestern Textiles. The Navajo Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 26
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