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Chimayo weaving
  • Southwestern peoples
  • Chimayo weaving, late 1800s–1962
  • Where object was made: Chimayo, New Mexico, United States
  • cotton, wool, dyeing, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 58 x 49 cm
    Object Length/Width: 22 13/16 x 19 1/4 in
  • Gift of Westminster Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1363

The square weaving has a cotton warp and wool weft. It has white fringe on two ends. There is a magenta field with a green bar in the middle. The white bars at the edges flank the center decoration. There is a brown band between the white bars and fringed ends.