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This Eyedazzler Navajo blanket was woven during the Transitional period. The unknown weaver hand carded, hand spun and hand dyed her Merino wool.
The zig-zag elements were dyed with a combination of natural and aniline dyes. Vibrant jellybean colors are set against a ivory color backdrop.
Beautiful rich color pallet, expertly woven. It's amazing how the weaver is able to keep track of the counting while bringing the piece to life so that all lines and colors are done correctly. Selena Yazzie is an expert and creates award winning weavings.
This 4' x 6' piece is being woven from Churro wool and the colors are just beautiful! Blue...
This gorgeous chevron pattern Optical Navajo Rug weaving was brought to life using hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed Lincoln wool. The beautiful gray is testimony to the expert carding in creating a lovely salt and pepper mix.
40" x 64"
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Master Weaver Frances Begay certainly displays her talent with this piece. It measures 42' x 66" and
The warm forest tones are so perfect for this piece - three different tones of brown, pine green, burnt orange, red, and white. This piece is made from 100% hand dyed Churro wool.
This weaving took 2nd place honors at the 2010 Gallup Inter-Triba...
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 ...
Eye dazzlers are certainly a descriptive name for these pieces! As Navajo weavings go, these were first seen in the 1870-80's, as the Santa Fe railroad brought settlers to the West, and trading posts carried synthetic dyes and commercial yarns in beautiful colors from Germantown Pennsylvania.
The love and fascination with this style of weaving...