Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • dress, late 1800s–1969
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • wool yarn, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 117 x 68.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 46 1/16 x 26 15/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6553.01

This is one rectangular panel of a dress. It has a black field and a blue stripe at either end with small black diamonds with red outlines. There is a red stripe adjacent to the blue with a blue zigzag. There is a small black tassel in each corner.