Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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weaving sample
  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • weaving sample, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • wood, wool, cotton, dyeing, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 42 x 38 cm width is on longest dowel
    Object Length/Width: 16 1/2 x 14 15/16 in width is on longest dowel
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1184

This is a weaving sample with cotton warp and wool weft strung on wooden dowels. The field is red with a black train engine (51) and coal car. There is a thin band of white and black on the top and bottom.