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Elsie shares, "My favorite designs are Burntwater, Wide Ruin, Ganado Red and Teec Nos Pos. Weaving rugs is a Navajo tradition and it is passed down by my family, and I Love to weave. It is my only income and it helps me a lot. I enjoy doing my work. It takes lots of time, not only to weave but all of the math and counting. I just love wha...
The Ganado Trading Post is the namesake for the Ganado style of Navajo weaving. One of the owners loved the natural sheep wool colors, another liked bright colors. A compromise was made, and it was decided that they would only carry aniline red, blue, and black dyes. Ganado weavings are recognized by their strong red background.
From the Burntco...
The Hubble Trading Post at Ganado would commission weavings from select weavers. This is one of those. This commissioned weaving has many of the same design elements as do the large room sized rugs - the hooked arrows, the cut diamonds, etc.
One of the unique features of this piece, though is the addition of the four pictorial elements which...
Masterfully woven with Lincoln wool, this weaving says so much without a lot of noise. The red pulls you in and the design dazzles you with its beauty. Measuring 5' x 8' this piece would make a bold statement in your home or office!
Ganado - Klagetoh
59″ x 96″ (1.4914M x2.43M)
Spiderwoman blessed the weaver of this spectacular piece with a great eye for detail. When you look at this piece with a first glance you see a handsome double T as the fourth border of this piece. Then your eyes jump to the gorgeous squash blossoms interlocked and encircling the center design. Interwoven lightning diagonals adorn each corner...
This spectacular weaving impressed the judges at the 2011 Gallup Inter-tribal Ceremonial. It was awarded First Place in the Large Rug category!
Won 1st Place at the 2011 Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial.
This weaving is featured in our "Master Weavings of the Navajo Churro Collection" Exhibit at Nizhoni Ranch Gallery, March 2019 and the "M...