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, dyeing, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 43 x 24 cm
    Object Length/Width: 16 7/8 x 9 7/16 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Robert and Marion J. Mengel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1350

The small rectangular weaving has wool warp and weft. There is white fringe on the short ends. It has a light grey field with a cluster of white, red and black bands about 1/4 of the distance from the ends. The base center design is a red and white rectangle with jagged ends. There are two black bars with pointed ends across the red/white rectangle.