Two Grey Hills Style Rug
Dah'iistł'ó refers to both the process of weaving on a loom, and its products
Nomenclature Classification Term
Woven rug with central serrate-diamond motif surrounded by terraced half and quarter-diamond designs, featuring a wide, geometrically decorated border in muted yellows, oranges, and blues that jump out against the natural browns and creams of the wool.
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 yarns
Hand-woven on a vertical loom
Woven geometric pattern accented with natural and synthetic dyes
Crispina and Ian McDonald
Southwestern United States
United States of America
Donated by Crispina and Ian McDonald
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/810.