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Chimayo weaving
  • Southwestern peoples
  • Chimayo weaving, late 1800s–1979
  • Where object was made: Chimayo, New Mexico, United States
  • acrylic, dyeing, weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 58 x 25.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 22 13/16 x 10 1/16 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Robert and Marion J. Mengel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1354
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Description

The small rectangular acrylic weaving has white fringe on the short ends. The field is tan. There are red, tan, and white bands clustered at either end, 1/4 of the distance from the end. There is a broken tan line in the center of each cluster. There is a broken red line on the center side of the cluster. The center design is a serrated diamond, half red, half white with tan bands in the center.