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Friendship Blanket




c. 1900

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G261
Friendship Blanket, Unknown
Friendship Blanket: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Textiles | Wool, beads, silk ribbon
Size: 62 5/8 x 68 in. (159.07 x 172.72 cm)
Creation Place: North America
Culture: Osage, North America
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: dark blue wool with yellow, red and white stripes at one end; appliquéd silk ribbon in white, lavender, light blue and medium blue forming U-shaped section with strips of symmetrical stepped flower and leaf designs; 4 red silk hand silhouettes, trimmed in
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The George Family Acquisition Fund for Native American Art
Accession Number: 2011.52
Artist: Unknown
Role: Artist
Added to Site: October 4, 2011