Two Grey Hills Style Rug
Dah'iistł'ó refers to both the process of weaving on a loom, and its products.
Nomenclature Classification Term
Tightly woven rug with terraced diamond and serrate triangle designs with a thick, black border, and featuring natural wool colors and dyes.
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/or synthetic
Hand-woven on a vertical loom; plain weave
Woven pattern, vegetable dye
Navajo Reservation, Southwestern United States
United States of America
Comments Object History
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/804.