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Bistie Style Navajo rug attributed to Mary Henderson who wove in the Two Grey Hills area.
Hand carded, hand spun native wool. Aniline dyed black
This weaving is in the Timeless Treasures of Two Grey Hills catalog and exhibit. It is a great example of another style of Navajo weaving incorporating the Two Grey Hills color pallet.
Classic Navajo dress panel - called Biil by the Navajo. Raveled bayeta cochineal/lac, indigo blue. Brown is over dyed sumac black. Tie downs are in tact - rare. Ethnographic wear.
Wearables: Manta, Serape, Child
36" x 49"
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This BEAST of a weaving was made in the 1930s and is excellent in color, condition, quality, and attitude! Stylized squash gray squash blossoms hold tightly to the four bolts of lightning which move to and from the central design. The intertwined border spins around itself into a rope of controlled chaos.
This JB Moore Crystal weaving was created using hand carded, hand spun Native wool with aniline dyes. The main body of the rug is a salt and pepper grey. This was created by carding grey wool with black wool. Very beautiful.
Numerous plates from the JB Moore catalog (IX, XIII, XXVII) the weaver created a storm pattern design with hero twins an...
Antique Navajo Saddle Blanket for sale.
Extra Fancy Teec Nos Pos double saddle blanket, Sunday blanket. Aniline dyes, Germantown fringe, hand carded, hand spun, native wool.
This weaving has been a favorite of Steve's and part of his personal collection for decades. This is the first time this weaving has been offered.
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Klagetoh and Ganado rugs are very similar. One can usually tell the difference between them by the background color. Ganado has a red background, and Klagetoh's have a grey or brown background.
Both the Klagetoh and Ganado trading posts were located near each other. Collectors today tend to lump them together as a regional style of weaving...
Rita Clah may not be well-known, but her talent is evident in this spectacular weaving. Room sized area rugs are difficult to find in this size, and not to deter you, it would indeed look spectacular as a wall hanging!
Klagetoh and Ganado rugs are very similar. One can usually tell the difference between them by the background color. Ganado ha...
Ganado, this spectacular weaving has an incredible provenance! In the 1940s, Minnie Many Horses was one of Hubble Trading Posts top weavers. Her works were marketed through Marshall Fields and she wove orders on commission.
Ganado - Klagetoh
Attributed to Minnie Many Horses
61″ x 103″ (5'1" x 8'7")
This large handsome Ganado - Klagetoh weaving would look amazing on the floor, wall, on a game table, or across the bed. The weaver used deep crimson Ganado red with gray, black, and white to showcase the brilliant color.
Ganado - Klagetoh
72″ x 110″ : 6′ x 9’2″ : (1.82M x 2.7M)
Moki weavings are very distinctive in the Hubbell Trading Post/Chinle area. This weaving is very likely to be one of a pair which was hung over an entry to a Hogan which Hubbell specialized in. Outstanding design and very well woven.
60" x 97"
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Two Grey Hills
Sometimes you need a spectacular piece for a LARGE area. We're pleased to bring you this Two Grey Hills Navajo rug woven either by Helen Kay or her mother Nora Bitsui of the Blue Gap area. It measures 12'2" x 8'8" and would look stunning on the floor of any living area.
This beautiful Navajo rug was woven with commercial wool available at the r...
Red Mesa Style rugs can be identified by the contrasting light and dark colors, vertical chevrons and radiating diamonds. The Red Mesa Trading Post was only 15 miles from the Teec Nos Pos Trading post, and over time the the style was influenced by the very intricate styling of the Teec Nos Pos style.
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Late Classic blanket from the 1880s. The bright red background showcases the indigo blue, green and cream. The negative space creates a spider design overall as a tribute to Spiderwoman. It's a fascinating piece of art! This piece was brought to life with Merino wool and is very finely woven.
Wearables: Manta, Serape, Child
This BEAST of a weaving was made in the 1930s and is excellent in color, condition, quality, and attitude!
This Storm Pattern is a wonderful pictorial complete with Great Stars and feathers. It has a natural dark chocolate brown field and dark red storm pattern.
Teec Nos Pos
This is an exceptional example of a Red Mesa design within a Teec Nos Pos weaving.
The simple definition of the Red Mesa weaving style is a line of belted or diamonds with zig-zags or serrations. The central panel of this beauty has all of the elements of a spectacular Red Mesa.
Teec Nos Pos / Red Mesa
Geraldine Phillips has woven another very large Navajo Rug.
Don't be fooled by the slight waviness of the image, this rug is sooo large that when we photo'd it we had to place it over two outside lights!
Geraldine is from a family historically known for weaving large area rugs, but there are not many weavers still weaving these large ones as t...
One of the most complex and complicated designs in Navajo weaving. This style was influence by the oriental rugs in the East, yet retain their native American symbolic style.
This exquisite piece of art was brought to life over 2 years on the loom. This piece is so detailed, and so tightly finely woven, it's hard to imagine that every stitch ...
Teec Nos Pos style weavings are some of the most ornate with a distinct oriental influence. The border encloses a lovely background of nicely variegated natural gray/brown wool which helps to offset the vibrant orange, red, and purple in the inset designs.
Teec Nos Pos
78" x 57" (1.9...
Take a look at this beautiful Teec Nos Pos from the 1920s. Woven with Lincoln wool, hand carded, hand spun with aniline dyes. Subtle and wonderfully tight. Hero Twin imagery, with the great star design.
Teec Nos Pos
43" x 100" (1.09M x 2.54M)
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This handsome Teec Nos Pos weaving is attributed to Slocum Klah, master weaver. Jay Foutz a trader at the time, considered Slocum and her family the best Teec Nos Pos rug weavers in the country.
This piece is highly unusual in that it has the words "24 cans" woven into it. The words are woven in forward and reverse text so that it would be legi...
Whenever you look for the early Master Weavers, you will come across two names: Bessie Manygoats (1900-1964) and Daisy Taugelchee (1909-1990).These legendary weavers were responsible for the beauty found in Toadlena / Two Grey Hills weavings. JB Moore felt it important to give credit to weavers of a particular piece. It gave overdue credit and ...
Frances Manuelito was a master weaver taught how to weave by her famed mother, Blind Man's Wife. She used many of her mother's design ideas including the pictorial corn plant elements seen in this Two Grey Hills Navajo Rug.
This weaving was created using hand spun, hand carded Native Wool, with natural wool colors. It has a beautiful salt an...
This JB Moore/ Storm Pattern was based on JB Moore plate XVII and is from the Two Grey Hills area. It was created using all natural wool color except aniline dyed red accents, and was hand carded, hand spun with Churro wool. This weaver was something special! She has a wonderful intentional landscape woven into the rug which includes cows hidi...
A most unusual and beautiful Yei piece! Female Yeis with elongated torsos are the focal point of this piece. Each carry rainbow bar streamers, and rainbow bars float in the space between them.
This weaving is from the turn of the century woven from all hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed Merino wool. This weaving played part in the Woven...
Most likely this piece was woven in the Two Grey Hills area of the Navajo reservation. Showcased in the center of the piece is a Yei Be Chei Dancer. He is wearing a squash blossom necklace and just a hint of red in his footwear.
The beautiful hooked shapes in the borders of this design show how the Navajo were influenced by the designs seen i...
All Yei and Yei Be Chei weavings are very special. Shown here we have a spectacular rug from the 1930-1940s.
All the Yeis are holding rain chains Wonderful vintage rainbow colors. A "spirit" line is prominent in this piece, can you find it?
This rug was woven using all hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed native wool.
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All Yei and Yei Be Chei weavings are very special. We have two pairs of Male and Female Yeis dancing while holding blankets. There are rainbow bars floating all around them indicating these dancers are surrounded by good luck and prosperity. A "spirit" line is prominent in this piece. Woven using all hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed nat...
This is a great example of a weaver combining two styles - the Yei / Yei Be Che weaving with the Storm Pattern design.
There are 3 Female Yeis in the center of the storm pattern which is surrounded by Male Yeis and Medicine man, depiction of a healing ceremony. All hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed native wool.
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