Navajo. <em>Women's Germantown Shoulder Blanket or Saddle Blanket</em>, ca. 1880. Wool, dye, 50 x 30 1/2in. (127 x 77.5cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X670. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, X670_PS5.jpg)

Women's Germantown Shoulder Blanket or Saddle Blanket


Medium: Wool, dye

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1880

Dimensions: 50 x 30 1/2in. (127 x 77.5cm)


Accession Number: X670

Image: X670_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This blanket has a red background with orange and grey zig-zag stripes running horizontally across. There are tassels at the corners. Condition: a little fraying on the longer edges in center area. One corner has green yarn wrapped around it that might possibly be a signature or a trading post remnant from hang tag.

Brooklyn Museum