Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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saddle blanket
  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • saddle blanket, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: Crystal, New Mexico, United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width: 74 x 87 cm hieght includes tassles
    Object Height/Width: 29 1/8 x 34 1/4 in height includes tassles
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6586

The small rectangular blanket has two wide grey stripes on the long axis with narrower red stripes and thin brown stripes. There are stepped lines in dark blue, brown, and red in two corners.