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Wearing Blanket

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Wool, natural plant dye, synthetic dye
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES ca. 1880–1895
    DIMENSIONS 53 x 78 in. (134.6 x 198.1 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    CREDIT LINE Brooklyn Museum Collection
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Wearing blanket with an all over diamond pattern common to the late nineteenth century. Also typical is the fact it has no border, which weavings intended for rug use often have thus it is probably a wearing blanket. Condition: good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Navajo. Wearing Blanket, ca. 1880–1895. Wool, natural plant dye, synthetic dye, 53 x 78 in. (134.6 x 198.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X1178. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, X1178_PS5.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, X1178_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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