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Yei Be Chei Dancer : Historic Navajo Weaving : GHT 2247

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Most likely this piece was woven in the Two Grey Hills area of the Navajo reservation.  Showcased in the center of the piece is a Yei Be Chei Dancer. He is wearing a squash blossom necklace and just a hint of red in his footwear.  

The beautiful hooked shapes in the borders of this design show how the Navajo were influenced by the designs seen in oriental rugs.  

This piece was featured in our Woven Holy People exhibit.  You can see the exhibit guide here

This weaving is part of the Timeless Treasures of Two Grey Hills exhibit.

Style Yei / Yei Be Chei
Weaver Unknown Navajo
Date circa 1930-40s
Size 5′6″ x 4′1″ 
Item # GHT 2247
Learn more about Yei and Yei Be Chei weavings

Contact us for more information, pricing or to order – steve@navajorug.com or 520-455-5020 -- We will be glad to help you!

A unique blend of history, Native American culture and storytelling make these weavings an art like no other.

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