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Chimayo weaving
  • Southwestern peoples
  • Chimayo weaving, late 1800s–1979
  • Where object was made: Chimayo, New Mexico, United States
  • wool, dyeing, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 56 x 26 cm
    Object Length/Width: 22 1/16 x 10 1/4 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Robert and Marion J. Mengel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1351

The small wool woven rectangle has white fringe on the short ends. The field is light blue. There are clusters of white, brown, and tan about 1/4 of the distance from the end. The center design is a short and wide hourglass shape with white and brown quadrants. There is a smaller tan hourglass inside the larger design.