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  • Nuestra Señora del Rosario (Our Lady of the Rosary) [Object]

    This large bulto was probably made for use by the Penitente Brotherhood. The hollow skirt of this figure is made of gessoed cloth laid over a wooden frame. This made...

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  • Spanish-American blanket [Object]

    This traditional Spanish American blanket has been woven in two separate narrow strips. The weaver had great skill to ensure both halves were identical and that the pattern would match...

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  • Spanish-American striped blanket [Object]

    All wool Spanish-American blanket with pattern of horizontal stripes, mainly blue, white, and brown. Indigo became a popular colour among weavers in the Southwest after the introduction of chemical dye...

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  • Squash Blossom Necklace [Object]

    Squash blossom necklaces are some of the most well known designs of Native American jewellery. These silver and turquoise designs are emblematic of the native culture in the southwest. Turquoise...

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  • Spanish-American woven blanket [Object]

    The Spanish brought sheep and heavily framed horizontal looms with them to America. The sheep flourished, providing plentiful wool that could be spun into yarn and then woven into blankets....

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  • Spanish-American woven blanket [Object]

    The Spanish brought sheep and heavily framed horizontal looms with them to America. The sheep flourished, providing plentiful wool that could be spun into yarn and then woven into blankets....

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