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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...
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...