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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Native American, Navajo
Title:Navajo textile
Date Made:ca. 1950-1960
Type:Textile
Materials:yarn
Place Made:North America
Measurements:Overall: 29 1/4 in x 45 1/2 in; 74.3 cm x 115.6 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1991.11
Credit Line:Gift of Sanborn Partridge (Class of 1936)
1991-11.jpg

Description:
Twilled double weave double saddle blanket, in natural gray, brown and black with analine red homespun yarn. Diamond patterned rectangle in center only on front of textile. Surrounding borders in alternating colors.

Tags:
colonialism; Native American; geometry; mountains; blankets

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