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This Navajo double saddle blanket is in like new condition, never been rode! It was hand spun, hand carded Lincoln wool. The colors are Germantown yarn with a beautiful natural brown landscape. Super finely woven.
As a double saddle blanket this piece would have been folded in half to provide extra padding for the horse's back. Woven in the R...
This Navajo double saddle blanket is in like new condition, was never rode! It was hand spun, hand carded Lincoln wool. The colors are aniline dyed with a beautiful natural brown landscape. Finely woven.
As a double saddle blanket this piece would have been folded in half to provide extra padding for the horse's back. Possibly woven in the T...
Two Grey Hills
They are at it again!!
Helen Bia and her daughter Gloria Bia has teamed up to weave another showstopper!
Helen has worked with Steve for many, many years, in fact she is featured in Steve's book “The Fine Art of Navajo Weaving” which was published in 1984! Gloria won best of weavings in 2016 Gallup inter tribal ceremonial.
Two Grey ...
Teec Nos Pos
Teec Nos Pos Navajo Rug from the 1920s.
The border design on this colorful rug was one that was known to be used by Mrs Slocum Klah and her relatives. Extremely tightly woven. Hand carded, hand spun Lincoln wool with four ply Germantown highlights. Check out the detail photos!Slocum Klah was the headman at Teec Nos Pos area during the time ...
This vintage 1900s weaving with Hero Twins is from the Crystal area. All wool was hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed.
Important to the Navajo emergence story are the Hero Twins - Monster Slayer who represents protective, impulsiveness and aggressive behavior, and Born of Water - representative of care, caution, preparedness.
This JB Moore Crystal weaving was created using plate VIII. Hand spun, hand carded Native wool, with aniline dye and indigo.
JB Moore Crystal
4'5" x 6'6"
Learn more about JB Moore style of weavings
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JB Moore's Crystal Trading Post can be attributed to many beautiful Navajo weaving designs. When you look through the JB Moore Navajo Weaving catalogs that he published in 1903 and 1911 you can see bits and pieces of several design elements which have been incorporated into this incredible work of art. This one was woven during the Transitiona...
This lovely Arts and Crafts Navajo runner has an unusual repeating geometric design. Tightly woven with shades of brown, gold, cream and red. The tie down points(sew points) are still visible. Runners are hard to weave and this one is no exception especially woven under the more primitive times of the 1920s. Hand carded, hand spun, hand dyed...
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...
Master weaver Julia Upshaw has woven a poncho serape. Wearable art at its finest. This poncho was woven with Churro wool and dyed with vegetal Indigo and cochineal .
Historic Poncho Serapes are one of the rarest blankets to find and one of the most valuable.
This weaving is featured in our "Master Weavings of the Navajo Churro Collection" Ex...
Those who learn and master the very difficult style of Twill weaving are in a class by themselves. A Twill weave yields a different pattern on each side. Some weavers even weave a different design on each side. This outstanding Twill weave is from our private collection.
It is an incredible early example - woven in the 1880s - on an outdoor u...
Helen has won many awards from the Gallup All Indian Inter-Tribal Ceremonial. Her weavings have also been in exhibitions at the Desert Caballeros Western Museum. Helen also has weavings featured on page 6 and 33 of “The Fine Art of Navajo Weaving”, circa 1984.
2nd place 2017 Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial
This weaving is featured in our "M...
This gorgeous weaving is a Transitional possibly woven in the Two Grey Hills or Crystal area, but definitely was woven by a gifted artist using native, natural colored Churro wool. The dark designs were woven using lovely variations of dark brown and black wool, while the amazing background was woven using lighter brown and gray wool. It is cur...
For this weaving, we present a historic Crystal Runner made of native wool and Mohair wool and is a variant of JB Moore's 1911 Plate XIX. The colors are so bright and vivid. The brown border can be attributed to hand-spun variegated natural mohair wool.
51" x 100" (4’3" x 8’4...
Nightway Sandpainting with a folk art feel. Wonderful detail featuring a Yei, patient and Mediccine man. The patient is wrapped in a blanket and looks to be dancing.
Hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed native wool was used. Beautiful variegated brown/gray background wool. exquisite!
This piece was featured in our Woven Holy People galler...