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Chimayo weaving
  • Southwestern peoples
  • Chimayo weaving, 1950–1975
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • cotton, wool, dyeing, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 45 x 29 cm
    Object Length/Width: 17 11/16 x 11 3/8 in
  • Gift of Denis Budke
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1347

The small rectangular weaving has a cotton warp and wool weft. There is white fringe on the short ends. There are three bands of green, each with two broken lines of orange and a small orange checkerboard between the broken lines. The fields between bands is a light brown, and the center of those fields has a vaguely hourglass-shaped green design, outlined in orange.