University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-138-1B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Navajo
Provenience: Arizona
Culture Area: Greater Southwest
Date Made: 1860-1870
Early Date: 1860
Late Date: 1870
Section:American
Materials:Wool
Cochineal Dye
Technique:Handspun
Dyed
Length: 129.5cm
Width: 86.4cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. E.G. Woolworth, 1924

Description

Wool on cotton warp. Black with deep red ends. Terraced by small joined oblongs; also 6 fine green lines running through the red ends. Native dyes.


Bibliography:

[Book] Wheat, Joe B. 1984. The Gift of Spiderwoman. Southwestern Textiles. The Navajo Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 26View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Williams, Lucy F., et al. 2005. Native American Voices on Identity, Art and Culture: Objects of Everlasting Esteem. : Page/Fig./Plate: 38-39View Objects cited in this Publication

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