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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: 44 x 27 cm
    Object Length/Width: 17 5/16 x 10 5/8 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Robert and Marion J. Mengel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1349

The small rectangular weaving has white fringe on the short ends. It is made from commercial wool warp and weft. It has a light grey field with thin black and white bands with tan in the center clustering about 1/4 of the distance from each end. The center of the field has a black and white geometric design, roughly square with a line at the center and cutaways on either side of the line.