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Chimayo weaving
  • Southwestern peoples
  • Chimayo weaving, late 1800s–1979
  • Where object was made: Chimayo, New Mexico, United States
  • wool
  • Object Length/Width: 36 x 23.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 14 1/8 x 9 1/4 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Robert and Marion J. Mengel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1357
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Description

The square weaving is made of commercial wool with white fringe on two ends. The field is black with clusters of thin bands of grey, white, and red 1/4 of the distance from the ends. The center decoration is a grey roadrunner with a white belly.