Arts of the Americas
Wool, natural plant dye, synthetic dye
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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)
overall, X1178_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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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.
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