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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Native American, Navajo
Title:Navajo textile
Date Made:ca. 1950-1960
Type:Textile
Materials:yarn
Place Made:North America
Measurements:Overall: 22 3/8 in x 28 13/16 in; 56.8 cm x 73.2 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1991.14
Credit Line:Gift of Sanborn Partridge (Class of 1936)
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Description:
Yei pattern woven natural black and multicolored analine homespun yarn. Two Yei figures flanking a corn stalk all being bordered on three sides by a 'Rainbow Man'.

Tags:
colonialism; Native American; figures; geometry; arrows; ceremonies; mythology; supernatural; blankets

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