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Serape

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Native Name:
Diyogi
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
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.
Credit Line:
Gift of Theodore Newbold
Other Number:
L-553-1   -   Old Museum Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

[Book] Wheat, Joe B. 1984. The Gift of Spiderwoman. Southwestern Textiles. The Navajo Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 33
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