Chief's Blanket, Phase III, c. 1865-1880



Gift of Robert and Carolyn Nelsonexpand_more  2004.174.19

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This exhibition celebrates Diné artworks that were meant to be worn. Men, women, and children dressed in their finest for special occasions, which included blankets, necklaces and bracelets. Each object was created under the strictest conventions, and encompassed beauty and balance. These traditions continue to be practiced today.

Chief's Blanket, Phase III
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