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Diné (Navajo), Southwest

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1880-1900

Wool with Aniline dye

Overall: 63 × 47 1/4 in. (160 × 120 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill

46.17.10754

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Furnishings: Floor Covering

Classification

Native American

Native American: Southwest

Not on view

Course History

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Winter 2015

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Winter 2015

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Winter 2013

NAS 10, ANTH 4, Peoples and Cultures of Native North America, Sergei Kan, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Visual Proof: The Experience of Mathematics in Art, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 11-December 12, 1999.

Publication History

Pippa Helen Drew, "Symmetry in Navajo Weaving." In D. I. Wallace, editor, Visual Proof: The Experience of Mathematics in Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1999, pp. 24-31, ill. cover and p. 24, listed p. 61, Cat. no. 6.

Provenance

Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Southwestern United States, 1903-1907; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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