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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: 33 x 25 cm
    Object Length/Width: 13 x 9 13/16 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Robert and Marion J. Mengel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1356

The square weaving is made of commercial wool with white fringe. The field is dark grey. There are clusters of white, light green, and darker green bands about 1/3 of the distance from the fringed ends. The center design is a white bird with wings spread.