Exhibit Entitled "Navaho Crafts: Weavers and Silversmiths"

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Summary

An exhibition diorama of the Apache located in Hall 11 - The American Indians, in exhibit case entitled "Navaho Crafts: Weavers and Silversmiths." This new installation was part of the Exhibits Modernization Program. The exhibit with legend shows the Navaho men and women at various tasks plying their crafts as weavers (women) and silversmiths (men).

Subject

  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Native American Hall

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

See Neg. #3068-A for an earlier exhibit of Navaho Indians

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 50, Box 45, Folder 1

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1958

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Women
  • Silversmiths
  • Exhibit cases
  • Clothing and dress
  • Anthropology
  • Ethnology
  • Anthropolgy
  • Museums
  • Exhibit Modernization Program
  • Mannequins (figures)
  • Historians
  • Exhibitions
  • Ethnological museums and collections
  • Weaving
  • Museum mannequins
  • Indians of North America
  • Navaho Indians
  • Dioramas
  • Anthropological museums and collections

Place

  • United States
  • North America

Form/Genre

  • Exhibit
  • Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2007-0073 and 43354

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 9 1/2w x 8 1/2h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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