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7. Navajo Indian Weaving
  • United States
  • 7. Navajo Indian Weaving, circa 1905
  • Grand Canyon of the Colorado
  • Where object was made: Arizona Territory (present-day Arizona), United States
  • glass lantern slide, hand coloring
  • Object Height/Width: 8.3 x 10.1 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 1/4 x 4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7924
Description

Hand colored glass lantern slide showing a woman in a printed blouse, seated on a sheepskin in front of a large, upright loom. On the loom is a partially finished rug or blanket with diamond and cross patterns on a striped field, and there are bundles of yarn hanging near the top of the loom.