Kayenta or Ganado Style Rug
Dah'iistł'ó refers to both the process of weaving on a loom, and its products.
Nomenclature Classification Term
Woven rug with thick, dark border and central diamond design in red on a brown background.
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 and dyes
Hand woven on a vertical loom
Woven geometric pattern with dyed accents in red, black and browns
United States of America
Comments Object History
Donated by Ruth Hefner
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/811.