Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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second phase chief's blanket
  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • second phase chief's blanket, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Arizona Territory or New Mexico Territory, (present-day Arizona or New Mexico), United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 180 x 147 cm
    Object Length/Width: 70 7/8 x 57 7/8 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6954

The rectangular blanket has black/dark brown and off-white stripes. There are red stripes down the center and either side with dark blue, black, and off-white detail.