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Dance blanket woven from mountain goat wool and yellow cedar bark - Donald Ellis Gallery

Dance Blanket

Chilkat Tlingit
Southeast Alaska

ca. 1870

mountain goat wool, yellow cedar bark, natural dyes, sinew, thread

height: 52"
width: 62"

Inventory # N3753


acquired by the Musée du quai Branly, Paris, France


Pasadena Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA
Donald Judd, New York, NY

This blanket was de-accessioned from the Pasadena Museum of Art to Donald Judd in 1971 in exchange for a Judd sculpture, and subsequently hung in Judd’s loft at 101 Spring Street, New York


Donald Ellis Gallery catalogue, 2012, pl. 60

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