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Old Time Crystal, woven with Merino wool. Has the feel of a blanket. Natural wool colors.
circa 1910 - 1920
56.5" x 79"
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Lucie Marianito has woven a 1st Phase Chief blanket using Churro wool dyed with natural Indigo and cochineal. Woven as a classic chief blanket, this master weaver talent shines through.
This weaving is featured in our "Master Weavings of the Navajo Churro Collection" Exhibit at Nizhoni Ranch Gallery, March 2019 and the "Master Weavings of the...
Navajo weaver Judy Marianito just finished weaving this unique 1st Phase Chief Blanket. It is woven like a classic Chief Blanket it has the handle of a true blanket weave. Narrow cochineal red and Indigo blue stripes are highlighted with a thick black band. The ivory banding adds to the over all effect. Truly special.
1st Phase Chief Blankets are characterized by simple horizontal stripes.
Judy Marianito has finished her 1st Phase Chief Blanket and it's here at the gallery!
Woven like a Classic Chief Blanket it has the handle of a true blanket weave. Just three colors, indigo blue, ivory and a variegated brown, with a slight line of cochineal.
Lucie Marianito has woven a 2nd Phase Chief blanket using Churro wool dyed with natural Indigo/green and cochineal. Woven as a classic chief blanket, this master weaver talent shines through. We Love the indigo green highlights!
This weaving is featured in our "Master Weavings of the Navajo Churro Collection" Exhibit at Nizhoni Ranch Gallery...
Beautiful rich color pallet, expertly woven. It's amazing how the weaver is able to keep track of the counting while bringing the piece to life so that all lines and colors are done correctly. Selena Yazzie is an expert and creates award winning weavings.
This 4' x 6' piece is being woven from Churro wool and the colors are just beautiful! Blue...
Julia Upshaw has woven this 2nd Phase Chief blanket using Churro wool dyed with natural Indigo and cochineal. Woven as a classic chief blanket, master weaver Julia's talent shines through.
47" x 65" (3'11" x 5'5")
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Jalucie Marianito's 2nd Phase Chief blanket variant, using Churro wool dyed with natural Indigo and cochineal. The zig zag elements are very creative and give this fine blanket movement.
52" x 66" (4'4" x 5'6")
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85 years young, Master Weaver Kathy Marianito is always busy at her loom! She just finished a 3rd phase Chief Blanket variant. As always with Kathy, this blanket will be finely woven. 100% hand dyed Churro wool, Indigo and Cochineal was used during the dye process.
Steve with Kathy and her husband - December 2015
3rd Phase Chief Bl...
Beautiful antique Navajo weaving was woven with Lincoln wool using aniline dyes, featuring red, orange, brown and grey floating diamond motif, making a very dramatic statement. Possibly from the Teec Nos Pos area.
This weaving was part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Museum January 4 2017 to April 30 2017. Please look at the D...
Considered a Late Classic Transitional Double Saddle Blanket. Hand carded, hand spun Native wool with aniline dyes and Brazil wood brown. The brown in this diagonally woven twill textile is Brazil wood, a dye that was only available in the Rio Grande area.
This piece was likely woven by the same Navajo weaver as PC-248.
This weaving is part of...
Some saddle blankets were woven to be used only on special occasions. They were known as Sunday Saddle Blankets, and this one is extra fancy.
Used for special occasions to throw over the saddle, not under it. The weaver of this one added a longer fringe/tassel up both sides to help protect it, and provide a more complex display.
Two Grey Hills
When you read Toadlena and Two Grey Hills in the same description you know you're looking at a quality weaving. This piece was extremely fine woven by one of the Master weavers of the time. It's in excellent condition in quality and condition.
The weaver used beautiful all natural Churro wool colors for this piece. The rich brown/gray backgr...
This pristine Hero Twin Pictorial is vibrant and unusual. Attached with a lead seal is the original certificate of authenticity. This paper tag was attached to all Navajo rugs beginning in 1937. It stated for the consumer that the product was a Navajo all-wool woven fabrics and was used by the government as a certificate of genuineness. We...
Optical Navajo design. Hand-carded, hand-spun, hand-dyed with Lincoln wool. Likely was woven in the Bistie Area due to the over dyed grey which was a common practice in the area. This weaving was part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Museum January 4 2017 to April 30 2017.
Rare Bistie Style Double Saddle Blanket with some natural dyes. Attributed to Daisy Shorty. From the personal Getzwiller Collection. Hand-carded, hand-spun, hand-dyed wool.
Bistie translates to Badlands by the Navajo. This design was recently recognized as its own distinctive style. It's characterized as having a strong central pattern and mu...
This gorgeous chevron pattern Optical Navajo Rug weaving was brought to life using hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed Lincoln wool. The beautiful gray is testimony to the expert carding in creating a lovely salt and pepper mix.
40" x 64"
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Woven in 1998, by Emily Blake, this is an early weaving from our Exclusive Navajo Churro Collection. As we look at this steer from above, we notice that he is adorned with antique brands. He's in a lush pasture surrounded by flowers, stars, birds, and butterflies. It seems like a great place to be!
This beauty can be seen on page 8 of our...
From our personal collection we have a gorgeous Red Mesa / Crystal weaving with a Teec Nos Pos picture frame border. This piece was woven in the 1920s using Hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed Lincoln wool The dyes are aniline.
This piece is very special due to the multiple regional designs integrated within this one piece. The color, qual...
This is an excellent example of Navajo Textiles as Modern Art. As a symbolic piece this weaving features 4 "drawstring" medicine pouches and many feathers of protection which would be placed inside the central medicine bag. (see photos for actual medicine pouches).
To create this weaving, the gifted loom artist hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand...
If you love Lucie Marianito's work, you will love this 3rd Phase Chief blanket! Steve picked up this gorgeous piece on his way to Ceremonial to be judged with all of the others. Lucie used all natural dyes: Indigo Blue, Cochineal Red, and Rabbit Brush Yellow to create this Masterpiece woven with Native Churro wool.
The judges were very pleased w...
The Ganado Trading Post is the namesake for the Ganado style of Navajo weaving. One of the owners loved the natural sheep wool colors, another liked bright colors. A compromise was made, and it was decided that they would only carry aniline red, blue, and black dyes. Ganado weavings are recognized by their strong red background.
From the Burntco...
The Hubble Trading Post at Ganado would commission weavings from select weavers. One of the unique features of this piece is the four pictorial elements which represent the Hero Twins - Monster Slayer and Born of Water. This is a beautiful example of a Ganado - Klagetoh weaving. It is in very good condition.
Ganado - Klagetoh
This weaving was part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Museum January 4 2017 to May 30 2017 – If purchased prior to /or during the Exhibition, the weaving will be available for delivery, as soon as possible, after the May 30, 2017
The beautiful brown in this weaving is derived from Mountain Mahogany root. It's an antique optic...