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Navajo
Ruth and Vera Tyler
Choctaw, Clifton, Louisiana
c1996
Cotton/polyester with polyester filling
78 1/2" x 100”
MSUM 1996:81.3
Photo by Doug Elbinger, all rights reseved by the Michigan State University Museum

As there are few design symbols or motifs commonly used in Choctaw material culture, the Tylers look to other tribal communities for their quilt designs, such as the Navajo rug design used for this king-size quilt.

From To Honor and Comfort Native Quilting Traditions




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