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Dance Blanket with Diving Whale and Raven Motifs

A work made of wool and bark, dovetail and single interlocking, discontinuous weft, alternate pair weft twining; extended float twining, eccentric weft twining, and three-strand weft twining; main warp cut fringe; edges of twill oblique interlacing terminating in cut fringe; additional knotted fringe.
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  • A work made of wool and bark, dovetail and single interlocking, discontinuous weft, alternate pair weft twining; extended float twining, eccentric weft twining, and three-strand weft twining; main warp cut fringe; edges of twill oblique interlacing terminating in cut fringe; additional knotted fringe.

Date:

Late 19th century

Artist:

Chilkat Tlingit
Southeastern Alaska, United States

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Arts of the Americas

Culture

Tlingit

Title

Dance Blanket with Diving Whale and Raven Motifs

Origin

Northwest Coast

Date

Made 1880–1900

Medium

Wool and bark, dovetail and single interlocking, discontinuous weft, alternate pair weft twining; extended float twining, eccentric weft twining, and three-strand weft twining; main warp cut fringe; edges of twill oblique interlacing terminating in cut fringe; additional knotted fringe

Dimensions

176.1 x 138.5 cm (69 1/4 x 54 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Kate S. Buckingham Endowment

Reference Number

1961.568

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