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Woven to be used as a single saddle blanket, the weaver hand-carded, hand-spun and hand dyed mohair wool. Rainbow bars are orange, red and lime green with a hint of natural grey wool. Orange animal figures might be horses or maybe bears.
This small Navajo weaving definitely tells a story as the mohair wool was unevenly spun and is highly va...
Storm Pattern Pictorial
Hand carded, hand spun, natural wool, aniline dyes. The center field was woven to create the illusion of landscape with a corn plant pictorial element growing out of the center. Woven for a Navajo saddle. Would have been woven to give to another Navajo (probably a payment to a Medicine Man)
This weaving was part of the Desert Caballeros Exhibi...
Storm Pattern weavings come in all shapes and sizes. This particular piece showcases a big strong black bull inside the central element. This is a rare example of the Storm Pattern.
Big bold confident red squares anchor each corner, with central red tipped arrows. The field of cream seems to be funneling the energy of the piece north and south...