Navaho Child's Blanket

warp 12/ inch; weft 48/ inch. White ground almost covered with stripes of red and blue and pale tan. In center, wide area of red with terraced diamond zigzag lines in blue and blue crosses in center. At ends, diamond motifs in red, white and tan. Intermediate zigzag lines of red and blue. White and blue are native wool. Reworked edges. Red, two shades of tan are non-native two-ply wool.
Additional Information: textile
Category Other - Textiles
Reference Number 00013
Maker/Artist Navaho
Materials Wool
Measurements 50 x 31 in
Time Period 19th Century


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