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Lots of ceremonial imagery in this one! Hand carded, hand spun and, hand dyed native wool.
Corn plants and Yei figures holding Sun’s spent arrows
Suns depicted with rays going in the four cardinal directions and a border reminiscent of a Rainbow border but closed on all four sides so that it becomes the type of full border that traders reques...
Our goal for this exhibition is to present a comprehensive collection of the most unusual pictorial weavings we have been able to assemble, in the past 45 years (some old friends).
This is the Premier offering for many of the collection pieces. Images are inspired by Navajo culture, ceremony and lifestyle, from sacred to whimsical. They truly re...
Now this is a very unusual Ganado - Klagetoh treat for a couple of beautiful reasons. First of all, it was woven as a runner - narrow, and very long. This piece is 11 feet long!
Secondly, look at the two stalks of corn, the symbol for life, in the center of the design. And beautiful displays of bows and arrows and feathers to showcase the co...
Who doesn't like a community dance? Look at all of the activity in this dynamic weaving! Juanita Tsosie of the Rough Rock area is the creative mind behind this great piece. She was the preeminent Navajo Folk Artist / Weaver of the 80s and 90s and her creations are highly sought, many are with prominent collections and institutions.
According to Roy Kady in a NPR 2010 interview, "The eradication of this particular sheep breed — because we are connected to it with songs and prayers and ceremonies — when it was taken from us, that part of our life was also destroyed.,"
The weaver of this handsome piece is probably paying tribute to the loss of so many flocks and to the resili...
Woven in 1998, by Emily Blake, this is an early weaving from our Exclusive Navajo Churro Collection. As we look at this steer from above, we notice that he is adorned with antique brands. He's in a lush pasture surrounded by flowers, stars, birds, and butterflies. It seems like a great place to be!
This beauty can be seen on page 8 of our...
Storm Pattern Pictorial
Black + White = Gray. It's such a simple color combination, but look at the power those colors have in this rug woven by Irvin Phillips. Irvin has created many rugs for us over the years and they sell well! Its easy to see why. This piece is from our exclusive
Irvin used churro wool to create this dynamic piece with a teepee border, arrows, an...
Teec Nos Pos
The detail and craftsmanship in Teec Nos Pos weavings is mesmerizing. This unique regional art style was influenced greatly by the oriental rugs of the time with an added Navajo flair.
This weaving can be seen on page 26 of our Painting with Wool catalog
Teec Nos Pos
4’10” x 9’2″ : (1.4...
Check out this traditional Teec Nos Pos with a twist! Steve calls it Jail Birds, one bird even comes complete with red and white striped feathers.
This is a very unusual Red Mesa/ Teec Nos Pos pictorial that has a bird border reminiscent of a Tree of Life.
Hand carded, hand spun and hand dyed with aniline red dye. This Navajo rug was woven w...
This handsome Teec Nos Pos weaving is attributed to Slocum Klah, master weaver. Jay Foutz a trader at the time, considered Slocum and her family the best Teec Nos Pos rug weavers in the country.
This piece is highly unusual in that it has the words "24 cans" woven into it. The words are woven in forward and reverse text so that it would be legi...