Crystal or Chinle Style Rug
Dah'iistł'ó refers to both the process of weaving on a loom, and its products.
Nomenclature Classification Term
Weaving with end-to-end design composed of horizontal bands of solid color: predominantly earth-tones.
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/or synthetic yarns, vegetable dyes
Hand-woven on a vertical loom: basic tapestry weave
Woven pattern made up of horizontal bands of yellows, oranges and browns.
Elinor and Vincent Ostrom
Southwestern United States
United States of America
Comments Object History
Bequest from Elinor and Vincent Ostrom
Catalogued by Emily Condon and Arisa Shibagaki in 2013
This item is from the collections of the Mathers Museum of World Cultures. Please contact the museum for use rights.
This item 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/819.