From: Arizona | New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 59-14-38
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Navajo
Provenience Arizona | New Mexico
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Locus Navajo
Date Made 1860-1870
Section American
Materials Homespun Wool | Natural Dye | Cochineal Dye
Technique Handspun | Woven | Dyed

Red, white and blue striped blanket; the red and blue stripes are generally two cm. wide, the white stripes vary from 2-10 cm. wide. The red and blue stripes are bayeta two-ply wool; the white stripes are one-ply handspun wool. The edges have been overstitched with red bayeta wool. crimson dyed with conchineal and lac.

Length 170 cm
Width 143 cm
Credit Line Exchange with Denver Art Museum, 1959
Other Number RN-101-P - Old Museum Number

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