Two-piece Navajo women's dress with a Spider Woman cross & terrace design. Colors used include red and dark brown. Labeled as bayeta in the card catalog, which is a type of woolen material of Spanish origin used before 1912 by Navajo weavers.
J.B.W. note from catalog card: "Spider Woman cross design called 'hohka.' This piece has been tested: this is cochineal. This is woolen, as opposed to worsted of the early ones. Plain tapestry weave." (no date specified)

  • Catalogue Number: 10337
  • Culture: Navajo
  • Data Provider: University of Colorado
  • Materials: dye: cochineal, indigo, and wool
  • Measurements: 118cm x 88cm

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