Arts of the Americas
mid 19th or early 20th century
Gift of Samuel and Beatrice Klein
Softly woven wool weaving has diamond pattern that has six diamonds down and seven diamonds across. The two rows of diamonds on outer edges of horizontal are colored in sequence white, yellow, orange, orange, yellow, white and are outlined with brown zigzag line. The two diamond rows next to these are in sequence, orange, gray, blue, gray, orange. The next two diamond rows are in sequence brown, burgandy, ochre, ochre, burgandy, brown and are outlined with white zigzag line. The center panel is all orange/red diamonds outlined with ochre. The two ends have three narrow stripes-red, brown, and white. All four edges are finished with a loose running stitch of orange yarn. It has a small white tag safety pinned on corner "rug #2" "2" which was on when given by donor.
Condition: Good. Colors are vivid bright on obverse and reverse although one stainon lower left.
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Navajo. Weaving, mid 19th or early 20th century. Wool, dye, 67 x 49 in. (170.2 x 124.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Samuel and Beatrice Klein, 2000.11.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2000.11.2_view1_PS5.jpg)
detail, 2000.11.2_view1_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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