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Object description

  • DinĂ© (Navajo) artist
  • Blanket, about 1865
  • Wool, dye
  • Southwestern United States
  • L: 69 1/4 in, W: 55 in (L: 175.9 cm, W: 139.7 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Richard Wheatland, 1910
  • E13636

DESCRIPTION

This blanket is symmetrical in design. The designs are comprised of longitudinal stripes of white, dark blue, blue, and brown. There is a brown stripe flanked by two dark blue stripes with brown edges in the middle. Dark blue stripes have red tabs at the middle and ends.