"Germantown" Saddle Blanket Style Rug
Dah'iistł'ó refers to both the process of weaving on a loom, and its products.
Nomenclature Classification Term
Brightly colored woven rug dominated by end-to-end serrate diamond pattern.
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, synthetic (Germantown) yarns, synthetic dyes
Hand-woven on a vertical loom
Woven pattern featuring serrate diamonds. Bright colors produced with synthetic dyes.
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Noble
Southwestern United States
United States of America
Comments Object History
Donated by Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Noble
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/815.