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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.
Hand made Navajo horse pictorial rug with Spiderwoman crosses. GH is well known for her horse pictorials. The vibrant red color would add a great splash to your western decor.
30" x 40"
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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...
Woven by a contemporary master weaver this horse Pictorial is inspired by an 1880's Germantown Pictorial Saddle Blanket. The elongated image of the horse may have been taken from nearby petroglyphs. Hand dyed Navajo Churro wool.
The weaving is part of our Exclusive Churro collection and has been featured in the Painting with Wool exhibit ...
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...
Woven to be used as a single saddle blanket, the weaver hand-carded, hand-spun and hand dyed mohair wool. Rainbow bars are orange, red and lime green with a hint of natural grey wool. Orange animal figures might be horses or maybe bears.
This small Navajo weaving definitely tells a story as the mohair wool was unevenly spun and is highly va...
Storm Pattern Pictorial
Storm Pattern weavings come in all shapes and sizes. This particular piece showcases a big strong black bull inside the central element. This is a rare example of the Storm Pattern.
Big bold confident red squares anchor each corner, with central red tipped arrows. The field of cream seems to be funneling the energy of the piece north and south...
Hand carded, hand spun, natural wool, aniline dyes. The center field was woven to create the illusion of landscape with a corn plant pictorial element growing out of the center. Woven for a Navajo saddle. Would have been woven to give to another Navajo (probably a payment to a Medicine Man)
This weaving was part of the Desert Caballeros Exhibi...
This Native American Rug was handwoven in the style of an over-sized saddle blanket. Horse and cow head centered in the brown field, surrounded by very even fret work. This unknown weaver had talent! Woven using hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed native wools.
This weaving was part of the Painting with Wool exhibit and is the catalog by ...
Currently hanging in the Desert Caballeros Western Museum in Wickenburg AZ.
Woven in 1998, by Emily Blake, this is an early weaving from our Exclusive Navajo Churro Collection. As we look at this steer from above, we notice that he is adorned with antique brands. He's in a lush pasture surrounded by flowers, stars, birds, and butterflies. It ...
Woven in the 1940's, this weaving is a one of a kind, most likely woven in the Monument Valley region of the Navajo Reservation when John Ford was making his Western Movies. He often cast Navajos to play the part of Plains Indian warriors. This Sioux Chief is sporting a button down collar and suspenders.
It was woven using hand-carded, hand-s...