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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: 60 x 26 cm
    Object Length/Width: 23 5/8 x 10 1/4 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Robert and Marion J. Mengel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1352

The rectangular wool weaving has white fringe on the short ends. The field is light grey. There are white, light blue, and blue-green bands clustered 1/4 of the distance from the end. The design in the center of the field is a light blue and white square, with lines emanating from the sides.