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Title
The blanket weaver, Navaho
William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana
Alternative Title
Volume 1, plate 34
Creator
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
Publication Information
E. S. Curtis (Seattle); The University Press (Cambridge, Mass)
Honnold Mudd Library. Special Collections
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
West-ography, re-imaging the West
Rights Information
For more information on copyright or permissions for this image, please contact Honnold Mudd Library Special Collections at https://library.claremont.edu/scl/
Description
In Navaho-land blanket looms are in evidence everywhere. In the winter months they are set up in the hogans, but during the summer they are erected outdoors under an improvised shelter, or, as in this case, beneath a tree. The simplicity of the loom and its product are here clearly shown, pictured in the early morning light under a large cottonwood.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
wor00125.tif
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll8/id/152
Language
English
Subject
Blankets
Landscape photography
Landscapes
Navajo Indians
Native Americans
Photogravure
Trees
Weaving
Manners and customs
Source
Photogravure, 22.25 x 18.25 inches: The North American Indian: being a series of volumes picturing and describing the Indians of the United States, and Alaska, 970.6 C942 vol. 1 plates, William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana, Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library
Relation
West-ography, re-imaging the West - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll8

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