University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameDiyogi
Object Number: 76-23-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Navajo
Provenience: Arizona
Navajo Reservation
Culture Area: Greater Southwest
Date Made: c. 1850
Early Date: 1825
Late Date: 1875
Section:American
Materials:Wool
Dye
Cochineal Dye
Technique:Handspun
Woven
Dyed
Credit Line:Gift of Theodore Newbold, 1976
Other NumberL-553-1 - Old Museum Number

Description

Poncho serape. Classic design of terraced concentric triangles, diamonds and zigzags arranged in an all-over integrated composition in crimson, blue and white. Warp: handspun wool - white. Weft: handspun wool - white, indigo - dyed blue; raveled worsted bayeta - crimson, lac and cochineal dye.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, and Apache (20 May 1995 - 2013)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wheat, Joe B. 1984. The Gift of Spiderwoman. Southwestern Textiles. The Navajo Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 33View Objects cited in this Publication

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