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Serape
Serape
Date:
ca. 1850–1860
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wool; Weft-faced Plain Weave, Interlocked And Diagonal Join Tapestry Weave, Eccentric Weft (lazy Lines)
Dimensions:
230.5 x 157.5 cm (90 3/4 x 62 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Navajo
Provenance:

Collected by Lieutenant Colonel James Cooper McKee (1830-1897), one of the signers of the 1868 US treaty with the Navajo

Accession Number:
2016.14.20
Acquisition Date:
2016-01-03
Credit Line:

Gift of the Thomas W. Weisel Family Collection

Exhibition History:

Lines on the Horizon: Native American Art from the Weisel Family Collection, Wais and Knowles Galleries of Textile Arts, de Young, May 3, 2014–January 4, 2015

Large classic period serape in red, white, and blue with diamond network design and large central diamond, all worked in terraced motifs. Diamonds enclose blue rectangles. Solid blue and red stripes at ends.