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New Mexico Navajo Woman Using Primitive Loom to Weave a Blanket (Profile View)

New Mexico Navajo Woman Using Primitive Loom to Weave a Blanket (Profile View)

A Navajo Indian doll is sitting on a wood slab, covered with a woven blanket. She is weaving another blanket on a very primitive loom. The woman is wearing colorful, woven clothing and head scarf. Her face is embroidered on her cloth body. An infant is in a papoose beside her, and she has a basket made from an acorn shell. The figure stands 4 (10 cm) inches tall.

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Galleries: Cloth, Native Americans, New Mexico, North America, Occupation or Action
Keywords: All_Navajo_Blanket, Indian, Native American, Navajo, New Mexico, baby, basket, blanket, doll, embroidered, female, figurine, hand made, handcrafted, lady, loom, papoose, southwest, weaver, weaving, woman, wood stand
Photo Location: FCIT Photo Studio, Tampa, FL
Photographer: Dr. Ann E. Barron
Date of Photo: 05/30/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.0666667
F Number: 22
Original Dimensions: 4920×3512
Picture Orientation: Landscape
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 26462