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Dates: 1860-1870
Size: 145.5 x 83 cm; 13 warps(comma) 46 wefts
Description: Prior to 1880 the majority of Navajo weavings were garments meant to be worn. This is an example of a child's design" that is smaller and more decorative than earlier wearing blankets. Although such designs were used by children(comma) they also functioned as saddle blankets(comma) hogan doorway covers(comma) and early trade materials with military personnel. This blanket is made of handspun wool with natural and vegetal colors (including indigo and cochineal)(comma) as well as raveled red yarn and raveled/carded pink. "

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