Navajo blanket

From the exhibition:
Home Lands: How Women Made the West

New Mexico History Museum

Banded Navajo blanket, 1875-1885. Gift of Mrs. Alice C.D. Riley. Southwest Museum of the American Indian, Autry National Center; 672.G.10. Captives working in Spanish homes created new weaving styles that combined new materials with indigenous techniques, including Spanish-style banded blankets that were longer than they were wide.


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