Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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third phase chief's blanket
  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • third phase chief's blanket, late 1800s–1915
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width: 156 x 201.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 61 7/16 x 79 5/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6926

There are wide horizontal dark brown and off-white stripes and narrower red and dark blue stripes near the center and the edge. There are three vertical rows of red hexagons with dark blue and light brown detail.