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Moki-style rug
Moki-style rug
Date:
ca. 1880–1890
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wool; Weft-faced Plain Weave, Diagonal And Dovetailed Tapestry Weave
Dimensions:
215 x 150.8 cm (84 5/8 x 59 3/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Navajo
Provenance:

Collected by the Callahan family, Houston Texas, 1900

Accession Number:
2016.14.5
Acquisition Date:
2016-01-03
Credit Line:

Gift of the Thomas W. Weisel Family Collection

Exhibition History:

Lines on the Horizon: Native American Art from the Weisel Family Collection, Wais and Knowles Galleries of Textile Arts, de Young, May 3, 2014–January 4, 2015

Large Moki-style rug with a diamond network pattern of red terraced diamonds on a background of black and faded navy horizontal stripes and bands of white and navy stripes with ticking (short vertical stripes). Red and white serrated border along sides is outlined in blue at center. Solid red and white borders at ends.