Navajo. <em>Wearing Blanket</em>, 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)

Wearing Blanket

Artist:Navajo

Medium: Wool, natural plant dye, synthetic dye

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1880-1895

Dimensions: 53 x 78 in. (134.6 x 198.1 cm)

Collections:

Accession Number: X1178

Image: X1178_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This wearing blanket has 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.

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