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Navajo, portrait photo: Navajo weavers in wool production
Date/circa:  1920? - 1925?
Photographer: Pennington Studio (Durango, Colo.)
Subjects: Navajo women weavers--Portraits;
Summary note: Three Navajo women with a small child in a cradleboard, working two large looms. These looms are propped up against a sandstone cut-bank with a herd of sheep and goats about three feet above on a wide ledge. Women are seated on and wrapped in blankets.
Other notes: There appears to be large empty canvas carrying bags behind each loom. The child is looking at the camera and the cradleboard is without decoration. The following phrase must be used whenever and wherever this photograph is displayed or exhibited: From the Tom O. and H. Lucille Kimball Indian Collection.
Photoprint#: P051018

Original photos from the Tom O. and H. Lucille Kimball Indian Collection. 
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