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Navajo Yei weaving. GH is well known for her popular weaving series known as Horses in the Clouds/Horses in the Hills.
100% custom spun hand dyed Churro wool.
24" x 36"
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Navajo Sandpainting - Father Sky, Mother Earth weaving from the Male Shooting Chant and used in various other chant ways.
The first creation of the Great Spirit was Father Sky and Mother Earth, from whence all life sprang.
The stars, sun, moon and the constellations are shown on the body of Father Sky. The zigzags crossing his shoulders, arms, ...
Yei be Chei Navajo Weaving by Master Weaver Elsie Bia. Made of 100% hand dyed, custom spun Churro Wool.
The Yei Be Chei dancers are the human impersonators who perform the ceremonies. The Yei Be Chei weavings present the dancers as they dance, perform, and enact the ceremony of the Yeis. Ceremonies are performed to either attract or exorcise...
Incredible Night Sky Yei be Chei Pictorial with a Teec Nos Pos border by Master Weaver Berlinda Nez Barber - one of the very best contemporary weavers today.
This rug is made from custom spun, hand dyed Churro wool. It is extremely tightly woven. Yei imagery against a night sky, depicting stars, constellations and moon. 1.5 years on the loom! ...
Yei be Chei Navajo rug. This Navajo weaving features a Gallegos dancer. Holding a gourd rattle on one hand and a spruce twig in the other. The conical nose is a breathing tube shaped from the neck of a gourd. He also has a fancy concho belt where his fox belt is attached. Sacred corn plants encircle this special dancer.
Taking part in th...
All Yei and Yei Be Chei weavings are very special. Shown here we have a spectacular rug from the 1930-1940s.
All the Yeis are holding rain chains Wonderful vintage rainbow colors. A "spirit" line is prominent in this piece, can you find it?
This rug was woven using all hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed native wool.
Yei / Yei...
This pristine Hero Twin Pictorial is vibrant and unusual. Attached with a lead seal is the original certificate of authenticity. This paper tag was attached to all Navajo rugs beginning in 1937. It stated for the consumer that the product was a Navajo all-wool woven fabrics and was used by the government as a certificate of genuineness. We...
Woven by Master Weaver Anita Tsosie, this Sandpainting weaving won a Blue Ribbon at the 1995 O’odham Tash All Indian Fair. It has commercial dyes and of course is very tightly woven. Extremely well known, Anita won Best of Show at Santa Fe Indian Market for her Sandpainting Weaving depicting the Sky People in 2004. She also won first place in t...
Yei Navajo rug. Female Yei weaving standing over 8 feet tall! It is a female Woven with beautiful light gray background, vibrant red, deep black and cream wool in the design. A lovely stepped border stands between two Spider woman cross borders.
This weaving was part of the 2016 Woven Holy People exhibit at Nizhoni Ranch Gallery and is on pag...
Yei be Chei Navajo weaving. This is a great example of a weaver combining two styles - the Yei / Yei Be Che weaving with the Storm Pattern design.
There are 3 Female Yeis in the center of the storm pattern which is surrounded by Male Yeis and Medicine man, depiction of a healing ceremony. All hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed native wool....
Yei be Chei Navajo Weaving. All Yei and Yei Be Chei weavings are very special. We have two pairs of Male and Female Yeis dancing while holding blankets. There are rainbow bars floating all around them indicating these dancers are surrounded by good luck and prosperity. A "spirit" line is prominent in this piece. Woven using all hand-carded,...
Yei Be Chei Navajo Sandpainting depicting the Male & Female (Males round head, females square) Yei Be Chei Dancers with feathers, Rainbow Bars and the unusual stylized 1939 date woven in at the bottom.
Male and female Yeis, male Yeis have foxtails hanging from their waist. The date on the weaving tells us it was probably commissioned for th...