• Culture/People:

    Diné (Navajo)

  • Object name:

    Second-phase Chief blanket

  • Native term:

    beeldléí

  • Date created:

    1840-1850

  • Place:

    New Mexico; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Wool yarn, bayeta (unraveled wool cloth), dye/dyes

  • Techniques:

    Woven

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected in 1851 by Samuel W. Woodhouse (1821-1904) a surgeon and naturalist who accompanied the Topographical Engineer Corps during the Sitgreaves Expedition to explore the Zuni and Colorado Rivers; inherited by his son, Samuel W. Woodhouse, Jr. (1873-1943); purchased by MAI from Samuel W. Woodhouse, Jr. in 1923.

  • Dimensions:

    142 x 191 cm

  • Catalog number:

    11/8281

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