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Optical Design by Master Weaver Elsie Bia.
For those of you who follow Elsie, you will recognize this design. While she has woven a few of in the past - each one is different. Weavers never weave an exact duplication.
Since a similar weaving by Elsie is traveling with the Color Riot, How Color Changed Navajo Textiles exhibit, which is now ...
This Eyedazzler Navajo blanket was woven during the Transitional period using hand carded, hand spun and hand dyed native wool.
In this Navajo blanket you can see the heavy use of orange which was a new aniline dye color in the 1880s and extremely popular with the Navajo weavers. The purple color was a new color in the early 1880s as a replac...
Innovative design Navajo rug for sale.
Frances Begay weaves many different regional designs. Over her 30+ years weaving she has taken different elements from regional styles and created her own design.
For those who collect Frances' weavings - they would immediate know who wove this piece. The bold use of color, the combination of old and new...
Germantown Navajo Rug. Germantown yarn (from Germantown Pennsylvania area) was first introduced to the Navajo at Bosque Redondo, so the women would have some material to weave their highly prized rugs. The Navajo Indians were allowed to return to their reservation (1868), where the weavers continued to use the popular Germantown yarns because t...