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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: 61 x 47 cm
    Object Length/Width: 24 x 18 1/2 in
  • Gift of Westminster Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1366

The square weaving has cotton warp and wool weft and white fringe on two sides. It has a red field with a white swastika in the center. There is a thin black line with a solid black square between the swastika and the fringed ends.