Engraved woodblock of a "Navajo woman weaving a belt"


This engraved woodblock of “Navaho woman weaving a belt” was prepared by the Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C.; the image was published as Plate XXXVI (p.384) 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.

Date Made: 1884

Publisher: Bureau of American EthnologyPrinter: Government Printing OfficeAuthor: Matthews, WashingtonBlock Maker: A. P. J. & Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia, WashingtonAssociated Place: United States: New York, New York City

Subject: Native Americans


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1980.0219.1366Catalog Number: 1980.0219.1366Accession Number: 1980.0219

Object Name: blockObject Type: Wood Engraving

Physical Description: wood (overall material)engraving (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 14.5 cm x 12.4 cm x 2.3 cm; 5 11/16 in x 4 7/8 in x 7/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-89ce-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_750357

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