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Blanket Dress

Object Number:29-138-1A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Navajo
Provenience: United States of America
Arizona
New Mexico
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Date Made: 1860-1870
Early Date: 1860
Late Date: 1870
Section:American
Materials:Wool
Cochineal Dye
Technique:Handspun
Height: 0 cm
Length: 132.1 cm
Width: 76.2 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. E.G. Woolworth, 1924

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.

Bibliography:

[Book] Wheat, Joe B. 1984. The Gift of Spiderwoman. Southwestern Textiles. The Navajo Tradition.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 26View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Preucel, Robert W., and Wierzbowski, William S., and Williams, Lucy F. 2005. Native American Voices on Identity, Art and Culture: Objects of Everlasting Esteem.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 38-39View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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