Gallery two features Native American and Hispanic textiles from the museum’s permanent collection. The 19th century was characterized by dramatic change and innovation in the textile traditions of the Navajo, Pueblo, and Hispanic peoples of the Southwest. Weavers were influenced by Spanish settlers, the arrival of the railroad, and the introduction of commercial yarns and dyes.
There are Chief’s Blankets, Blankets with Indigo dye yarns, and Ikat dyed weavings, on display in this gallery. Read more