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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Navajo 192
Descriptions
wool 622
Names
wearing 7 blanket 59
Subjects
stripes 197
Date:
ca. 1875
Dimensions:
L: 70 in, width: 56 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Harris A. and Lee Thompson
Remarks:
Chief's Blanket style, Man's wearing blanket. Late variation of Second Phase Blanket. Ex-collection E.G. Woolworth. Acquired by the present owner (donor) thru retail purchase from Don Watson Trading Post, Cortez, CO. Firmly and smoothly executed blanket weave having 9 warp and 36 to 48 weft threads to the linear inch approx. Workmanship excellent. Shows normal wear. Very good condition. Lazy lines numerous and prominent. Second Phase Chief's Blanket, Bayeta, indigo, with black and white stripes, with central stripe being small strips in indigo and red, with white and indigo rectangles. (Tagged EG Woolworth No. 3 1715 Locust St.) Dated at 1875 by JBW because of presence of three and four ply yarns. Following per JBW. Crimson is fine ravelled S Spin conchineal. Red coarse in ravelled woolen worsted Z spun. Selvage is carded pink (white plus red fuzz) 170.3 on tag. JBW evaluation.
Accession Number:
NA.302.158

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