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Pictorial Navajo rug from the Pinyon area of the Navajo Nation.
This one is a blast from the past! Steve collected it during the early 1980's as he traveled around the reservation. Steve remembers this one to be woven by Suzy Yazzie. Hand carded, the grey and gold are natural dyes. They grey background is a beautiful salt and pepper that ...
Hero Twin Pictorial Navajo rug from the Pinyon area of the Navajo Nation.
This one is a blast from the past! Steve collected it during the early 1980's as he traveled around the reservation. Steve remembers this one to be woven by Suzy Yazzie. Hand carded, the grey and gold are natural dyes.
It is a heavy weave with a very striking design....
This Native American Rug was handwoven in the style of an over-sized saddle blanket. Horse and cow head centered in the brown field, surrounded by very even fret work. This unknown weaver had talent! Woven using hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed native wools.
This weaving was part of the Painting with Wool exhibit and is the catalog by ...
Teec Nos Pos
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 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...
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...
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.
Woven in the 1940's, this weaving is a one of a kind, most likely woven in the Monument Valley region of the Navajo Reservation when John Ford was making his Western Movies. He often cast Navajos to play the part of Plains Indian warriors. This Sioux Chief is sporting a button down collar and suspenders.
It was woven using hand-carded, hand-s...
Most likely this piece was woven in the Two Grey Hills area of the Navajo reservation. Showcased in the center of the piece is a Yei Be Chei Dancer. He is wearing a squash blossom necklace and just a hint of red in his footwear.
The beautiful hooked shapes in the borders of this design show how the Navajo were influenced by the designs seen i...
Protected by a border of arrow fletchings on all sides, Yei Dancers prepare to dance in a healing ceremony. Talking God with all of the feathers on his head wears a deer pelt as a sash and carries a weasel skin. The dancers are all male with the exception of the female with the square head in the center. The male dancers are adorned with fox...
During Healing Ceremonies, the medicine man chants to summon the spirits. In this weaving we see Talking God (lots of feathers) and three Yei Be Che dancers at a ceremony. Floating heads depict the spirits that have been summoned. At the feet of the dancers we see small yei figures.
Woven in the Teec Nos Pos area the rich browns were ob...
A Spiderwoman cross border protects the weaver of this one-of-a-kind depiction of Yei Be Chei dancers from a Nightway Ceremony.
The colors in this piece are so bright and vibrant against the dark night sky. This piece was brought to life using all hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed native wool. It is an exceptional piece in condition, colo...