From: Arizona | New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA3918
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Navajo
Provenience Arizona | New Mexico
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wool | Dye

Third phase, women's chief style blanket with three large, weft faced bands of red with black and gray stripes. The background is primarily black, gray and white stripes. Central diamond with stepped edges in red enclosing a diamond outline made of alternating white and gray squares. Half triangles and half diamonds at the sides, as well as half triangles at the corners, are in the same style as the central diamond. Weft selvedge cords are red and warp selvedge cords are orange. One red tassel and orange tassel at each corner.

Length 168 cm
Width 110 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Patrick Henry Ray, 1915

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