Transitional Navajo Weaving : Historic : PC 260

Optical Art Crystal Transitional blanket.  Woven with Merino wool using aniline red dye.  Woven more like a blanket instead of a rug, this optical textile is a transitional weaving.  Between 1895 and 1905, Navajos made the switch from weaving primarily blankets to rugs.

This weaving was part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Museum January 4 2017 to April 30 2017.   

Tucson Desert Art Museum  Tucson Desert Art Museum

Style Transitional
Weaver Unknown Navajo
Date Circa 1900s
Size 47″ x 71″ (1.19M x 1.80M)
Item # PC 260
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