University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-138-2
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Pueblo
Zuni
Provenience: New Mexico
Culture Area: Greater Southwest
Date Made: c. 1850
Early Date: 1825
Late Date: 1875
Section:American
Materials:Native Wool
Cochineal Dye
Technique:Handspun
Embroidered
Length: 137.16cm
Width: 129.54cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. E.G. Woolworth, 1924

Description

All wool. Native dyes. Diagonal twill weave with diamond twill ends. Black with embroidery in red near ends and a narrow line bordering entire blanket.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wheat, Joe B. 1984. The Gift of Spiderwoman. Southwestern Textiles. The Navajo Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 25View Objects cited in this Publication

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