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Miniature JB Moore Crystal Tapestry : Plate II
Navajo Weaver Matilda Yazzie Bia5" x 7″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 colle...
In the mid 1940s the borderless, vegetal designs became established as the Crystal style. This area's style of weaving of today is sometimes confused with the Wide Ruins and Chinle area banded design rugs.
One area of distinction is the more extensive use of the natural wool colors with the vegetal tones. The combination is very pleasing to th...