Historic Navajo Serape with Spider Woman Hole: PC 258

 This extremely rare serape blanket was woven with 3 ply Saxony.  And even more remarkable it comes with a Spiderwoman hole in its center.  

This particular natural dyed  palette of colors was only available at Bosque Redondo and Fort Wingate during this time frame.

This Serape has  Indigo dyed warp, like this textile has, was only made available at Bosque Redondo and Fort Wingate to a limited number of Navajo weavers who were incarcerated for the purpose of weaving for the soldiers.

This weaving is part of Color Riot! How Color Changed Navajo Textiles April 5,2019 - September 29,2019 at the Heard Museum

This weaving was part of an Exhibition showing at the Desert Caballeros Western Museum November 18, 2017 to June 3, 2018.  If purchased prior to /or during the Exhibition, the weaving will be available for delivery, as soon as possible, after June 3,2018.

This weaving was also part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Museum January 4 2017 to May 30 2017.


Style Wearables: Manta, Serape
Weaver Unknown Navajo
Date circa 1860-1865
Size 57″ x 75.5″ 
Item # PC 258
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Type: Serape

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