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Museum number:
2-71544
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020071544
Alternate number:
WT-119 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.4405
Object count:
1
Description:
Striped Navajo runner. Handwoven on Navajo frame loom. All wool, partly handspun. Weft-faced weave, finished loom ends. Overstitched selvedge with tassels at all 4 corners.
Donor:
Janet Tellefsen
Collection place:
Farmington, San Juan County, New Mexico
Verbatim coll. place:
New Mexico; San Juan; Farmington
Culture or time period:
Navajo
Maker or artist:
Velma Begay
Collector:
Thomas Whittaker
Collection date:
1960-1969
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
4.1 Dwellings and Furnishings
Accession date:
March 1, 1989
Context of use:
May be a small saddle blanket, or made for sale.
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
Dimensions:
length 16 inches and width 26 inches
Comment:
Collector wrote in pencil on original tag "Q100" -- unclear if this is the price he paid, or the price he was selling it for.
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