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Rug

Object Number:64-3-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Navajo
Provenience: Arizona
New Mexico
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wool
Length: 243 cm
Width: 143 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Anna Ballinger Hamilton, 1964

Description

Rug split into four sections by diagonal, stepped lines in black. Two opposed sections are red with corn and whirling logs in white and black. The other two opposed sections are brown with a red line that has a concentric diamond at each end and a concentric square in the center. The central area of the blanket is outline in black to form a rectangle, then sub-divided into four more sections. Each of the central sections is light brown and two of the opposing sections have a red and brown zigzag outlined in black. A red hexagon is woven into the center of the blanket. Thick border in black surrounds the design. Weft selvedge cords are black and warp selvedge cords are black with yellow.

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