Chinle Style Rug
Dah'iistł'ó refers to both the process of weaving on a loom, and its products.
Nomenclature Classification Term
Woven rug composed in horizontal bands of solid colors and zoned geometric designs in natural wool colors and deep reds.
Do/De: Navajo woven textiles originated as clothing, but are most often used today as floor coverings, or hung on walls as decorative objects.
Wool, natural and synthetic yarns
Hand-woven on a vertical loom
Woven pattern, alternating bands of natural blacks and greys, with accents dyed in deep red
Southwestern United States
United States of America
Comments Object History
Donated by Peter Gold
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/807.