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Tree Of Life
Lena Begay is from the Sweet Water area, known for weavers who do pictorials. This Tree of Life has a a variegated grey border and is tightly woven. In this piece we see the stalk of corn, the Navajo's "tree of life" emerging from a sacred wedding basket with birds and butterflies.
Known for their remarkable beauty and iconic images, the fac...
Lena Begay is from the Sweet Water area, known for weavers who do pictorials. This Tree of Life Pictorial has especially detailed tree and birds. A variegated grey border with highlights and is tightly woven.
Known for their remarkable beauty and iconic images, the fact remains that even today the Tree of Life rug design remains a meaningfu...
Native American Pictorial weaving from the 1990's. This small Many Farms Pictorial Navajo weaving has been a favorite of Steve's. It is tightly woven by an unknown Navajo weaver. Part of the Pictorial show it is in the catalog Painting With Wool : Navajo Pictorial Weavings.
"There's a place where eagles speak, and the sunrise slides from pea...
Miniature Navajo Chief Blanket Triptych Tapestry (try saying that 3 times fast!!)
Navajo Weaver Matilda Yazzie Bia has won many awards in the miniature category including Best in Category.6" x 5″Sold as a set.Miniature tapestries are unique in Navajo weaving – since the early 1970’s they have been woven by just a few extended families from The ...
Evelyn Joe is an accomplished Navajo weaver from the Cove area in NE Arizona. She is part of a well known family of Germantown style weavers, which includes James Joe, Priscilla Warren, Nellie Dean, Lenora Joe, and Betty Joe.
Evelyn created this handsome Moki style weaving with Spider Woman crosses over a traditional field of blue, black and wh...
This Wide Ruin Navajo rug is tightly woven with natural hand dyed wool.
Lillian Joe is known for her tight weave. Look at the one she just brought us! It was great spending time with her here at the gallery along with her weaver daughter Elvie Van Winkle. Great multi-generational weaving family.
Tightly woven by Julia Charley from the Teec Nos Pos Area.
Storm Patterns have corner elements connected to a central element. In this piece, the storm pattern was created with a very light back ground the makes this "Storm" pop!
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25" x 36"
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Navajo weavers sometimes just want to have fun! And this weaving sure is!It's complete with bows, arrows and feathers. Lusandra Williams pictorial weaving even includes war paint! And this fun contemporary pictorial shows the whimsy of the past.
The one above is from the 1940s and most likely was woven in the Monument Valley region of the...
Interesting 2 in 1 pictorial weaving of a Navajo farm.
Ella Begay is from the Sweetwater area of the Navajo Reservation. She is a popular pictorial weaver. Navajo Pictorials can be influenced by anything and everything that has touched the weaver.
1'3" x 1'5"
This classic Ganado design will create a spectacular focal point in any home or office.
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28.5" x 49"
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A unique blend of histor...
Miniature TapestryKlagetohNavajo Weaver Matilda Yazzie Bia8" x 10"
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.
This absolutely stunning Ganado - Klagetoh weaving by Master Weaver Mae Jean Chester brings together all things great about Navajo woven art. The muted colors in this piece are perfectly matched - the shades of brown and cream in a zig-zag pattern in the background create an "eye dazzler" or optical effect with motion.
Ganado - Klage...
Leroy Yazzie loves to incorporate trains into most of his weavings. As we can see in this handsome weaving he's used the stripes commonly associated with the Moki style as the background of this piece. A bow and arrow serve as the top and bottom visual anchors.
This piece has a lot of Navajo symbolism incorporated in it and we'd love to tell yo...
The colors in this Navajo rug include dark bands - natural brown, crimson, green, black and gold bring to mind evening campfires enveloping you in their warmth.
This 3rd Phase Chief style rug is beautiful. hard to remember their beauty as a wearing blanket.
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Pricilla Warren, Red Valley area
Two Grey Hills
Two Grey Hills … the words bring up visions of classic Navajo rug designs. People are often confused because they're not gray, and don't have hills. Those familiar with Navajo weavings will understand that Two Grey Hills refers to the trading post and is where this design originated.
Common elements of the Two Grey Hills included a border, and n...
Nora Bitah wove this beautiful Tree of Life piece. Easily recognized as a Navajo weaving, they are known as having a central stalk of corn (the Navajo Tree of Life) emerging from a sacred matrimonial basket. On the leaves of the corn we see birds of all colors bringing messages from the gods - on the sides we see more birds flying away, taking ...
Navajo Pictorial weavings often feature things seen in everyday Navajo life. In this case, a semi-trailer carrying that iconic beer would undoubtedly be seen travelling across the reservation.
This small weaving by JoAnne Begay of the Sweet Water area measures 2' x 16" and would look great in any man-cave.