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Yei Dragonfly Pictorial woven from beautiful Lincoln wool, the colors are all natural with the exception of the bold red. Dragonflies and other water insects are seen as guardians and messengers of warnings and wisdom from the deities. The Dragonfly is seen in many sandpaintings, especially those from the Male Shootingway and Blessing ceremony....
Teec Nos Pos
Emily Malone is the Master weaver behind this gorgeous Teec Nos Pos Pictorial Yei weaving. A beautiful border of Arrow fletchings on a field of deep burgundy surround the central design. Stylized squash blossoms create an intricate maze around the central diamond which encases a Holy Girl Yei.
They were woven with naturally dyed silk. The re...
In this Navajo rug Helene has created a Yei pictorial with a Teec Nos Pos border. There are three Yei in this piece - two yei on either side with valero stars, and inside the central diamond, a corn yei. This Navajo rug was woven using Churro wool which was hand-dyed, additionally she used silk highlights. This is a one-of-a-kind spectacular pi...
Hero Twins Crystal, hand-carded, hand-spun and hand-dyed wool. Monster Slayer represents protective, impulsiveness and aggressive behavior. Born of Water - represents of care, caution, preparedness.This piece was featured in our Woven Holy People gallery exhibit. To view the exhibit guide, click here.
Yei / Yei Be Chei
This weaving was featured in the Woven Holy People Exhibit (2016). You can see the exhibit guide here.
Male and female Yeis, male Yeis have foxtails hanging from their waist. The date on the weaving tells us it was probably commissioned for the 1939 World’s Fair, as weaving demonstrations were often part of the World’s Fairs during this time....
Nightway Sandpainting with a folk art feel. Wonderful detail featuring a Yei, patient and Mediccine man. The patient is wrapped in a blanket and looks to be dancing.
Hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed native wool was used. Beautiful variegated brown/gray background wool. exquisite!
This piece was featured in our Woven Holy People galler...