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Serape
Serape
Date:
ca. 1873–1875
Location:
de Young
Gallery 03
Century:
Media:
Wool; Weft-faced Plain Weave, Interlocked Tapestry Weave
Dimensions:
177.8 x 126.4 cm (70 x 49 3/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Navajo
Accession Number:
2016.14.13
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 serape woven entirely of commercial materials except for white wefts. Banded layout of 3 bands of concentric triangles and part-triangles in indigo/grey, yellow, green, red, and white, alternating with two bands of bars forming horizontal zigzags in gray, white, green, and yellow, all on a red background.