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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.
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...
Hand made Chinle Navajo pictorial rug with an eagle design. GH is well known for her horse pictorials, but she changed it up and created a Native American Thunderbird symbol for us to enjoy.
31" x 46" (2'7" x 3'10")
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We are pleased to share with you this Chinle style floor runner by Bessie Yazzie.
The rich crimson red, blue-black and gorgeous natural gray brown in this piece work so well together. The way the artist started at the bottom with bands and patterns and then bringing them all together in the center and repeating the pattern is simple and so love...
Miniature Chinle Tapestry Navajo Weaver Matilda Yazzie Bia8 1/2″ x 9 3/4″Miniature tapestries are unique in Navajo weaving – since the early 1970’s they have been woven by just a few extended families from The Sawmill/White Clay area of the Navajo reservation. They have evolved into their own distinctive type of Navajo weaving collectible.
Long before the Chinle weavings became well-known for their banded style, this was a Chinle weaving. Contemporary weaver Susie Begay revived the Old Style in this gorgeous piece. Using a limited palette of gray, red, black, and white, the chained vertical diamonds create a stunning focal point.
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All of the colors in the borders are reflected in the diamond detailing a the points of each of the design points in the patterns of the piece, all which are floating gently on a cream background. This lovely runner was woven in the 1940s by a master weaver using hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed native wool.
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This lovely runner is from the 1930s and has an unusual interlocking Arts & Crafts chain border.
Woven with beautiful gray, black, white, and red wool, the artist chose to use split diamonds as the focal element of this piece.
45″ x 104″ (3'9" x 8'8") (1.16M x 2.62M)