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This weaving has natural hand spun wool with synthetic dyed red, orange and black, vegetal dyed yellow and green, and indigo dyed blue.
Produced only from 1875-1890 wedge weave blankets like this finely woven blanket were generally woven for Navajo use.
This weaving was part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Museum January 4 2017...
This vibrant Navajo Half Dress panel is from the 1890-1900s. It is in all original condition with side ties evident. It was woven with both 4 ply Germantown yarn and raveled American flannel (Red), Blue is Germantown and the brown is natural handspun. It is well woven.
Wearables: Manta, Serape, Child
First referred to as "neo-classic" by author Gilbert Maxwell, this dramatic wavy-lined serape is one of five known Germantown blankets to be woven in this classic serape style. Woven with 4 ply Germantown Yarn.
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 Dazz...
This weaving has everything you're looking for in a Late Classic blanket from the 1880s. The bright red background is the perfect place to showcase indigo blue, green and cream. It has a unique stylized Spiderwoman design. The design in this piece forces you to look at the negative spaces in addition to those created by the shapes. The negative...
This Late Classic Navajo Dress Panel is about 150 years old. It is a wonderful glimpse into Native American history.
The dark red is cochineal dyed bayetta and the lighter red is American flannel. The deep blue is indigo.
The black/brown center is naturally dark wool with sumac to make it a deep color.