Salina Springs / Chinle Style
Dah'iistł'ó refers to both the process of weaving on a loom, and its products.
Nomenclature Classification Term
Floor Covering: Woven Rug
Rug made predominantly with natural wool colors, featuring serrate diamond design.
Do/De: Navajo woven textiles originated as clothing, but are most often used today as floor coverings, or hung on walls as decorative objects.
Early to mid Twentieth Century
Wool, natural and synthetic
Hand-woven on vertical loom
Woven pattern, vegetable dye, tassels
Elinor and Vincent Ostrom
Southwestern United States
Arizona or New Mexico
United States of America
Comments Object History
Donated by the estate of Elinor and Vincent Ostrom
Catalogued by Arisa Shibagaki and Emily Condon in 2013
This item is from the collections of the Mathers Museum of World Cultures. Please contact the museum for use rights.
This object is from the collections of the Mathers Museum of World Cultures.
“Navajo Rug,” IU Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Digital Exhibits, accessed December 9, 2022, http://dlib.indiana.edu/omeka/mathers/items/show/801.