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Shawl

Manta

Native NameAto'o
Object Number:59-14-29
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Provenience: Arizona
Hopi Reservation
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Date Made: ca. 1885
Early Date: 1860
Late Date: 1910
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Wool
Synthetic Dye
Technique:Woven
Handspun
Length: 97 cm
Width: 76 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with Denver Art Museum, 1959
Other Number:RHc-4-DG - Collector Number

Description

Woman's. Commercial cotton and hand spun cotton. Traditional cotton woman's manta in balanced diagonal and diamond twill weave. Warp: commercial cotton twill weave. Warp: commercial cotton twine- white. Weft: handspun cotton- white; handspun wool- indigo-dyed blue; raveled red cloth- synthetic 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.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 22View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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