Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Chimayo weaving
  • unknown Southwestern Native American maker
  • Chimayo weaving, late 1800s–1979
  • Where object was made: Chimayo, New Mexico, United States
  • wool, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 53 x 24 cm
    Object Length/Width: 20 7/8 x 9 7/16 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Robert and Marion J. Mengel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1353

The rectangular weaving of commercial wool has white fringe on the short ends. The field is blue-green. Black, white and red bands cluster 1/4 of the distance from the ends. The central design has black and white quadrants with two red triangles together in the center.