Rug

Object Number: 
1943.315
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 71 1/2 x 49 x 1/4 in. ( 181.6 x 124.5 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular Navajo blanket with wool weft and cotton warp; chevron pattern with parallel bars composed of triangles of alternating color; black, green, yellow, peach, turquoise, maroon, and chartreuse on red ground; small yarn tassel at each corner.
Gallery Label: 
An old exhibition label found with this object identifies it as a "Navaho Indian blanket, made in New Mexico, early 19th century."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. William Sulzer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group