Elder Navajo Woman Making a Rug

Summary: 
Stereograph of a Navajo woman weaving a rug.
Description: 

Stereograph of a Navajo woman weaving a rug. The stereograph of the Navajo woman weaving a rug was created between 1905 and 1910, based on its first known publication. An original negative is in the collections of the California Museum of Photography, UC Riverside. The image was published in the following Keystone Company guides: Keystone Primary Units, Stereographic and Lantern Slides, Indians of the Southwest.  Meadville, Pa., Keystone View Company, c. 1905-1910, and Laura Zirbes, Teacher's Guide to Keystone Primary Set. Meadville, Pa., Keystone view company (1927).  

Cultural Narrative: 

The original title of "Old Navajo Indian Woman Making a Rug" was changed to "Elder Navajo Woman Make a Rug" per the request of Lynda Pete and Barbara Orneles on October 13, 2017.

Location Description: 

Navajo Reservation

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Keywords: 
Navajo, weaving, loom
Original Date Description: 
1900-1910
Language: 
English
Source: 
Keystone View Company; Val Roy Berryman Stereograph Collection, Michigan State University Museum
Identifier: 
23344
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Author: 
smit1550