Artist Navajo, Native American
  • Saddle Blanket
Date between 1860 and 1870
Medium wool
Dimensions Overall: 42 1/2 × 28 inches (108 × 71.1 cm)
Overall (velcro): 26 3/4 inches (67.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Stroh Brewery Foundation Fund
Accession Number 1987.79
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
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1870s, collected by Harrison Samuel Weeks, Captain, U.S. Army while stationed at (Fort Union, New Mexico, USA);
bequeathed to his daughter, Helen Weeks Winchester (Allegan, Michigan, USA);
1943, bequeathed to her children, although in the possession of Henry T. Winchester, Jr. (Allegan, Michigan, USA);
1987-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)