Chinle or Wide Ruins Style Rug
Dah'iistł'ó refers to both the process of weaving on a loom, and its products.
Nomenclature Classification Term
Woven rug with horizontal bands of solid earth tones and zoned diamond patterns.
o/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, vegetable dye
Hand-woven on a vertical loom
End to end pattern of horizontal stripes and zoned diamond patterns. Vegetable dyes produce earthy greens and yellows.
MM248.18, CAC#LS-40, OC#225
Southwestern United States
United States of America
Comments Object History
Bequest from Elinor and Vincent Ostrom
Catalogued by Arisa Shibagaki and Emily Condon in 2013
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 5, 2023, http://dlib.indiana.edu/omeka/mathers/items/show/816.