Engraved woodblock of "Weaving diamond-shaped diagonals"

Description
This engraved woodblock of “Weaving diamond-shaped diagonals” was prepared, after a photograph, by the Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C.; the image was published as Plate XXXV (p.380) in an article by Dr. Washington Matthews (1843-1905) entitled “Navajo Weavers” in the Third Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian, 1881-82.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1884
publisher
Bureau of American Ethnology
printer
Government Printing Office
author
Matthews, Washington
block maker
W. T. & B.
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Associated Place
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
engraving (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 11.6 cm x 16.5 cm x 2.3 cm; 4 9/16 in x 6 1/2 in x 7/8 in
ID Number
1980.0219.1359
catalog number
1980.0219.1359
accession number
1980.0219
subject
Native Americans
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
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Wood Blocks for early Bureau of American Ethnology Publications, Graphic Arts Collection
Wood Engravings, Graphic Arts Collection
Communications
Art
Data Source
National Museum of American History