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Navajo weavers - Third Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the - Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1881-'82, - Government Printing Office, Washington, 1884, pages 371-392. by Washington Matthews
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SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION--BUREAU OF ETHNOLOGY.


NAVAJO WEAVERS.

BY

DR. WASHINGTON MATTHEWS, U.S.A.



Third Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology
to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1881-'82,
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1884, pages 371-392.




ILLUSTRATIONS.


PLATE XXXIV.--Navajo woman spinning 376
XXXV.--Weaving of diamond-shaped diagonals 380
XXXVI.--Navajo woman weaving a belt 384
XXXVII.--Zuñi women weaving a belt 388
XXXVIII.--Bringing down the batten 390
FIG. 42.--Ordinary Navajo blanket loom 378
43.--Diagram showing formation of warp 379
44.--Weaving of saddle-girth 382
45.--Diagram showing arrangement of threads of