Early Classic Zuni Blanket

Item #: 264
Origin: Zuni
Date: circa 1860
Media: Wool
Dimensions: 68.5 x 51 inches
Description: This Zuni blanket is woven of natural brown wool, white wool dyed with indigo in various shades and multi plied (usually 4 plys per weft yarn) raveled bayeta dyed with cochineal. The ends are tied knots not unlike the method of tying ends to Rio Grande blankets. The final warps on each side are two, 3-plied gently spun wool dyed with indigo. There are a few lazy lines found.