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Teec Nos Pos
Steve has cherished this one for a very long time.
In the 4 in 1 Navajo rug each panel is woven with a specific style. Two panels are Pictorials, one panel is a Red Mesa and the final panel is a Teec Nos Pos. This is a truly fine example of many styles coming together to create one impressive rug.
4 Navajo sisters from the 4 corners area are s...
This vintage 1900s weaving with Hero Twins is from the Crystal area. All wool was hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed.
Important to the Navajo emergence story are the Hero Twins - Monster Slayer who represents protective, impulsiveness and aggressive behavior, and Born of Water - representative of care, caution, preparedness.
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...
Currently hanging in the Desert Caballeros Western Museum in Wickenburg AZ.
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 ...
From the Chant Way Ceremonial we have a Great Star Pictorial weaving. This piece is incredibly rare and is from Steve's personal collection.
It was woven in the 1880s using 4-ply Germantown yarn. Stand back and look how the gifted weaver added those four black tag elements inside the weaving to give it dimension, as well as flaring the points ...
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...
This beauty is an early example of a Teec Nos Pos rug. It's easy to see the oriental rug influence in this 1930s piece. The central stars and unusual "wrench" border designs are unique in this piece. Did you notice the arrow and feathers? You don't see them until you SEE them. They may have been added to give added protection to this weaving.
Marian Nez born in 1967, is Helene and Cindy’s older sister. She was taught to weave by her mother and grandmother. A master weaver, she has won many awards and her weavings have been exhibited in the Desert Caballeros Western Museum in Wickenburg.
This particular piece is just spectacular. Woven in a contemporary Bistie style, with a central e...