Ganado style Rug
Dah'iistł'ó refers to both the process of weaving on a loom, and its products.
Nomenclature Classification Term
Grey woven rug with geometric decoration in black, white, red, and brown with patterned borders along the vertical sides and solid horizontal borders at each end.
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 pattern with black and beige patterned border. Central design features hourglass and triangle shapes in beige and brown on grey.
Donated by Mary Mathers Petelik and Abby Mathers Wodock
Southwestern United States
United States of America
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/837.