Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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weaving sample
  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • weaving sample, late 1800s–1923
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • wood, cotton, wool, dyeing, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 37.5 x 20 cm
    Object Length/Width: 14 3/4 x 7 7/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1183

This is a weaving sample of a cotton warp and wool weft, stretched on wooden dowels. The field is off-white, the end is a band of red and another of green and there are stacked triangles of purple with a red outline.