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Blanket

Native NameDiyugi
Object Number:91-6-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Navajo
Provenience: Arizona
New Mexico
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Date Made: 1890-1910
Early Date: 1890
Late Date: 1910
Section:American
Materials:Wool
Technique:Wedge Weave
Length: 186 cm
Width: 105 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Fred Boschan, 1991
Other Number:36563 - Other Number

Description

Navajo Utility Blanket - "diyugi" meaning soft, fluffy. Wedge weave of soft wool - pinkish beige edged in orange and with bands in black, yellow, beige, red/rose, orange and tan arrows. Few broken threads; repairs made in an off-white comparable thread.

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