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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: 57 x 48.5 cm length includes fringe
    Object Length/Width: 22 7/16 x 19 1/8 in length includes fringe
  • Gift of Westminster Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1364

The square weaving of cotton warp and wool weft has white fringe on two sides. The field is a dark red with white bars on the ends near the fringe. The space between has two grey arrowheads pointing toward the non-fringed edges.