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Germantown pictorial blanket/rug
Germantown pictorial blanket/rug
Date:
ca. 1880
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Weft-faced Plain Weave, Interlocked And Diagonal Join Tapestry Weave; Eccentric Weft (lazy Lines)
Dimensions:
135.9 x 86 cm (53 1/2 x 33 7/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Diné/Navajo
Accession Number:
2016.14.7
Acquisition Date:
2016-01-03
Credit Line:

Gift of the Thomas W. Weisel Family Collection

Small Germantown pictorial with network of blue, yellow, green, and white concentric serrated diamonds on a scarlet red ground. Diamonds enclose pictorial elements of birds, livestock, and people, the latter including male and female figures including a woman holding an umbrella. Small serrated diamond and stacked triangle motifs are present near a solid blue and yellow border at each end.