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Fourth-phase Chief Blanket
Fourth-phase Chief Blanket
Date:
ca. 1885–1900
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wool; Weft-faced Plain Weave; Diagonal Join Tapestry Weave
Dimensions:
145.7 x 181.3 cm (57 3/8 x 71 3/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Diné/Navajo
Accession Number:
2016.14.6
Acquisition Date:
2016-01-03
Credit Line:

Gift of the Thomas W. Weisel Family Collection

:Large fourth phase chief blanket or rug woven entirely of handspun wool yarns colored with aniline dyes and possibly a native black. Weaving is patterned with nine concentric serrated Saltillo-like diamonds, half diamonds, and quarter diamonds against a background of wide, white and brown bands.