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NA.506.125
New Mexico | chimayo | texti...
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NA.506.125 | mid 20th Century | L: 23 in, width: 19 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Gifts and Novelties. Small wool rug with basic cotton- natural colored thread warp (left as fringe at both ends). Majority of weft color is dark green. Horizontal bands of color: cream, orange, black, red and grey. Center design is a stepped diamond within a stepped diamond. Outer diamond is red and inner one is orange and black. | na.506.125.jpg | Diamond | textile | weaving | cotton | New Mexico | chimayo

NA.506.119
New Mexico | chimayo | weavi...
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NA.506.119 | 20th century | L: 23 in, width: 19.5 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Gifts and Novelties. Small wool rug with dark grey warp yarn. Majority of weft color- background is red. Horizontal bands of colors of either end are: black, dark blue; teal; turquoise; tan and cream. Design in center is stepped pendants, diamond in center and long rectangles at four corners. | na.506.119.jpg | weaving | textile | wool | New Mexico | chimayo

NA.506.126
Navajo | Southwest | textile...
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NA.506.126 | Mid 20th Century | L: 25.5 in, width: 20 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R.Simplot | Gifts and Novelties. Small wool rug, light brown background with dark brown borders on all 4 sides. Three designs in the center: 2 stepped diamonds divided into 4 triangles (2 red; 2 cream) with a stepped square turned on it's points between them. The square is divided into 4 also with 2 red and 2 cream triangles. | na.506.126.jpg | textile | rug | wool | Navajo | Southwest

NA.506.123
Southwest | Navajo | weaving...
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NA.506.123 | mid 20th Century | width: 19 in, L: 18 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Gifts and Novelties. Small miniature wool rug: wool rug sampler. Warp is light (cream) color. Background of rug is dark brown. Center of rug is the background- dark brown color in the shape of a cross. Terraced boxes of red (outlined with cream color borders) outline cross. | na.506.123.jpg | weaving | textile | sampler | wool | Southwest | Navajo

ABC sampler
Proctor, Alexander Phimister...
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11.06.673 | H: 12 in, width: 7.25 in, depth: 0 in | ABC sampler | Gift of A. Phimister Proctor Museum with special thanks to Sandy and Sally Church | contains creator's name and age: "Jean Proctor Aged 10 Years" | 11.06.673.jpg | numbers | letters | textile | linen | Proctor, Alexander Phimister

NA.506.121
New Mexico | chimayo | texti...
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NA.506.121 | mid 20th century | L: 33 in, width: 15 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Gifts and Novelties. Small wool rug/table runner. Grey warp; majority of weft (background) color: royal blue. Horizontal bands of colors: cream, red, black and grey along bottom and top. Designs in center: 2, red and white geometric shapes with fringe lines coming off 4 corner points. Very center has one single row; band of white across it and 2 partial lines on either side. | na.506.121.jpg | geometric | textile | weaving | wool | New Mexico | chimayo

NA.302.76
Navajo | Southwest | rug | t...
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NA.302.76 | 1929 | L: 19.25 in, width: 18.5 in | Gift of Ross Strickland | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Woven wool with geometric design in black, red and green on tan ground. | NA.302.76.JPG | na.302.76.jpg | geometric | rug | textile | weaving | wool | Red | green | tan | black | Navajo | Southwest

NA.302.44A
New Mexico | chimayo | texti...
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NA.302.44A | L: 10 in, width: 7 in | Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Sandberg collection given in memory of Babe and Sandy Sandberg by their daughter and son-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Claude Philips | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Woven wool with geometric design in black and white on red ground; white fringe along ends. | na.302.44a.jpg | geometric | textile | weaving | wool | fringe | Red | White | chimayo | black | New Mexico | chimayo

NA.302.148
Wingate, Mary | Gallup | New...
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NA.302.148 | 1966 | Gift of Harris A. and Lee Thompson | Crystal Style, gold-tone wool. | na.302.148.jpg | textile | gold | tone | wool | Wingate, Mary | Gallup | New Mexico

NA.302.98
chimayo | New Mexico | texti...
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NA.302.98 | length with fringe: 17.625 in, width: 14.5 in | Gift of Judith Meyers | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Chimayo -- Woven woolen beige, brown and royal blue stripes, center diamond design on blue background with serrate borders-beige outer border, brown inner border; two stepped border geometric designs on left and right; orange connecting rectangle with lines that extend into the blue, on beige background; top and bottom have red stepped diamonds with centers of beige and insets of gray blue; center beige stripes have 3 stepped inner border of light gray; four part designs with two parts of solid brown and 2 parts of 3 rows of brown; self-fringed edge. One edge has satin binding sewn to it for hanging. | NA.302.98.JPG | na.302.98.jpg | insets | stripes | rectrangle | center diamond design | lines | borders | stepped diamonds | geometric | stepped border | textile | weaving | orange | brown | royal blue | fringe | gray blue | wool | Red | blue | beige | light gray | chimayo | New Mexico

NA.302.147
Pine Springs | Owens, Mary |...
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NA.302.147 | 1969 | H: 89 in, width: 55 in | Gift of Harris A. and Lee Thompson | on tag: 54x90/(in circle) 111/Pine Springs/Mary Owens/1969 | Pine Springs style, dyed wool in banded and stepped patterns | na.302.147.jpg | blocks | diamonds | stripes | steps | textile | dyed | wool | Pine Springs | Owens, Mary

NA.302.159
Navajo | textile | blanket |...
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NA.302.159 | 1875-1880 | L: 80 in, width: 51 in | Gift of Harris A. and Lee Thompson | Germantown serape, Man's wearing blanket, Navajo unknown weaver. Firmly and smoothly executed blanket weave having 10 warp and 50-54 weft threads to the linear inch. Shows normal wear; selvage cords broken in places, corner tassels missing, a few small holes, minor damage at the ends, very good condition. Workmanship is excellent. Lazy lines numerous but tight and inconspicuous. (Probably late 1870s). Large loosely planned serrated interlocking diamond design, which contains smaller design elements - bars, broken serrated triangle parts, etc. in blue and white. Good condition. JBW dates . JBW evaluation. | na.302.159.jpg | Germantown | serrated | bars | Diamond | tassel | textile | blanket | serape | wearing | Germantown | wool | Navajo

NA.302.145
Lee, Mary C. | textile | woo...
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NA.302.145 | 1966 | H: 91.5 in, width: 65 in | Gift of Harris A. and Lee Thompson | on paper tag: 40 (underlined) 66x95/Wide Ruins/Mary C. Lee/ap 1966/CYBTO | Wide Ruins style, vegetal dyed wool in pyramids, chevron patterns. | na.302.145.jpg | triangles | stripes | chevrons | pyramids | squares | textile | wool | dyed | vegetal | Lee, Mary C.

NA.302.42
New Mexico | chimayo | weavi...
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NA.302.42 | L: 22.5 in, width: 19.75 in | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Small rug of woven wool with geometric design in black and white on red ground; gray fringe along each end. | na.302.42.jpg | geometric | weaving | textile | Gray | black | wool | White | fringe | Red | New Mexico | chimayo

Home sweet home s...
textile | linen
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11.06.674 | H: 16 in, width: 16.25 in, depth: 0 in | Home sweet home sampler | Gift of A. Phimister Proctor Museum with special thanks to Sandy and Sally Church | house surrounded by trees and animals within a fence and gate | 11.06.674.jpg | house | fence | animals | trees | textile | linen

NA.302.181
Hopi | Sakiestewa, Ramona | ...
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NA.302.181 | ca. 1980 | L: 89 in, width: 48.5 in | Gift of Harris A. and Lee Thompson | Contemporary weaving by Ramona Sakiestewa, woven for special Wheelwright Museum exhibition with the weaver as its focus, purchased from weaver prior to development of the Ancient Blanket series. Tapestry for hanging, with predominantly soft reds, rose shades forming field/background and several blue, light gold, green and other shades of transverse bars emanating at angles from borders and dividing fields. | Exhibit catalog: Ramona Sakiestewa Patterned Dreams: Textiles of the Southwest; essay by Suzanna Baizerman, Ph.D.; Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian; Sante Fe; Summer 1989, pages 54-55. | na.302.181.jpg | rug | textile | wool | dye | Hopi | Sakiestewa, Ramona

NA.302.75
New Mexico | chimayo | weavi...
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NA.302.75 | 1929 | L: 21.75 in, width: 18.5 in | Gift of Ross Strickland | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Woven wool with geometric design in gray, black, white, turquoise and maroon on red ground; white fringe along both ends. | NA.302.75.JPG | na.302.75.jpg | geometric | weaving | textile | wool | maroon | black | Red | Gray | White | fringe | Woven | turquoise | New Mexico | chimayo

NA.302.58
New Mexico | chimayo | weavi...
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NA.302.58 | L: 32 x 13.5 in | The Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Sandberg collection given in memory of Babe and Sandy Sandberg by their daughter and son-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Claude Phillips | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Woven wool with geometric design in black and gray on white ground; fringe at both ends. | NA.302.58.JPG | na.302.58.jpg | geometric | weaving | textile | black | wool | Gray | White | fringe | New Mexico | chimayo

NA.302.164
Navajo | Hopi | textile | ru...
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NA.302.164 | 1850-1870 | L: 71 in, width: 48 in | Gift of Harris A. and Lee Thompson | Banded Background, Classic Moqui Pattern, Hopi (might be Navajo because of a few lazy lines) unknown weaver. Softly executed utility weave having 8 warp and 32-44 weft threads to the linear inch. Workmanship is utilitarian. Shows normal wear; selvage cords broken in places, corner tassels largely missing, a few small holes and small areas worn thin, small areas of old repair with 4-ply commercial wool yarn, a small area of modern restoration near one corner but in very good condition. Hopi banded background, old style Moqui type with alternating narrow bands of natural dark brown and indigo, interspersed with white and four rows of alternating picks of black and white, (No lazy lines, hence probably Hopi). JBW noticed a few lazy lines so might be Navajo 1850-1870). JBW evaluation. | na.302.164.jpg | Moqui | bands | textile | rug | wool | Navajo | Hopi

NA.302.146
New Mexico | Begay, Sarah | ...
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NA.302.146 | ca. 1960's | H: 83.5 in, width: 61 in | Gift of Harris A. and Lee Thompson | on paper tag: 5-1x7-0 92/Crystal/Sarah Begay/TWAFBQ | Crystal Style, vagetal dyed wool in banded, diamond, triangle and owl feather bands patterns. | na.302.146.jpg | triangles | Diamond | chevron | stripes | textile | wool | dyed | vegetal | New Mexico | Begay, Sarah

NA.302.43
Navajo | sampler | weaving |...
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NA.302.43 | L: 20 in, width: 9.25 in | Structures and Furnishings: Dwellings and Furnishings. Woven wool with diamond design in white and black on brown ground, red border. | na.302.43.jpg | Diamond | sampler | weaving | textile | White | Red | wool | brown | black | Navajo

NA.506.116
chimayo | New Mexico | weavi...
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NA.506.116 | Mid 20th Century | L: 32 in, width: 14 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Gift and Novelties. Small wool rug; dark grey warp yarn; horizontal bands of color at both ends with; colors: cream; navy; brown; maroon; turquoise on a red background (weft). Designs in center section: 2; 2- stepped, fringed, triangles point to point. Between points runs a horizonaatl navy blue line with a circle in the center. In between 2 designs is one single white line and 2 partial blue lines. | na.506.116.jpg | weaving | textile | wool | chimayo | New Mexico

NA.506.120
chimayo | New Mexico | weavi...
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NA.506.120 | mid 20th Century | L: 24 in, width: 20.5 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot | Gifts and Novelties. Miniature Rug: Miniature wool rug with dark grey warp. Weft colors are horizontal bands of cream, light blue; black; brown and tan. The bands are at the top and bottom. Design in center is light blue triangles back to back and cream color and tan colored. Triangles back to back next to the blue ones. All designs on a rusty red background (weft, majority). | na.506.120.jpg | weaving | textile | wool | chimayo | New Mexico

NA.506.115
Southwest | Navajo | rug sam...
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NA.506.115 | SKS | L: 11.5 in, width: 8.25 in | Simplot Collection, gift of J.R. Simplot | Gifts and Novelties. Miniature Rug: Wool- sampler rug. Weft (background color) is cream; and warp is dark brown (in center of rug). Pattern is an hourglass with sawteeth design along side edges. Rug borders (weft) have tan braid along bottom and brown braid along top. | na.506.115.jpg | rug sampler | textile | wool | Southwest | Navajo