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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Navajo 192 Germantown 2
Descriptions
wool 622
Names
wearing 7 blanket 59
Subjects
Diamond 223 serrated 6 crosses 64 tassel 2
Dimensions:
L: 78 in, width: 55 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Harris A. and Lee Thompson
Remarks:
Germantown, (serape G-T), Man's wearing blanket, unknown weaver. Very firmly and smoothly executed weave characteristic of a "Germantown" and having 7 warp and 50-52 weft threads to the linear inch. Lazy lines are tight and inconspicuous. Workmanship is excellent. Very good condition. Selvage cords broken in places, a very few small holes, corner tassels largely missing. Germantown red with most of piece covered with interlocking large serrated diamonds in black, Saltillo style, edged in white, Centers of the diamond part contain crosses in green, purple and black. All commercial. See JBW evaluation. Possible Hubble 1890-1900, Navajo, circa late 19th century. JBW analysis.
Accession Number:
NA.302.157

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