Navajo Woman Weaver Making Yarn

Navajo Woman Weaver with Child Spinning  Wool Description:

Navajo woman weaver making yarn out of raw wool, sitting next to child with baby on board behind.

Subject Navajo Indians; Weaving
Publisher: Center for Southwest Research, University Libraries, University of New Mexico
Date Original: ca. 1920-1940

Baby and Navajo woman interior of summer hogan

Baby and Navajo woman interior of summer hogan.Baby and Navajo woman interior of summer hogan.

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Native American (Navajo) woman and child sit inside a brush-covered summer hogan.

The woman holds a large piece of cloth; the child looks at a sheepskin. Sheepskins, a blanket, and other fur pelts lie on the floor.

Others hang from a wooden pole placed horizontally along the wooden pole and brush-covered walls of the hogan.

A pair of dark pants, possibly a dark shirt, and a leather ammunition belt hang from one of the horizontal poles. Date: 1908.

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