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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Bayeta Navajo 192
Descriptions
wool 622
Names
wearing 7 blanket 59
Subjects
Diamond 223
Dimensions:
L: 69 in, width: 48 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Harris A. and Lee Thompson
Remarks:
Bayeta Man's late classic wearing blanket, unknown weaver, Navajo. Firmly and smoothly executed blanket weave having 9 warp and 52-60 weft threads to the linear inch. Lazy lines tight and inconspicuous. Workmanship is excellent. There is a small area of broken warps near one end, minor color loss but excellent condition. Bayeta, interlocking serrated diamonds, outlined in blue and white. English and American flannel. JBW White Purple (Blue), scarlet Germantown. Never used. Heavy late ravelled plied yarn, warp four ply, scarlet coarse ravelled. Dated 1870s. JBW evaluation.
Accession Number:
NA.302.161

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