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Navajo shawl woven by Master Julia Upshaw. This shawl was woven from finely spun hand dyed Churro wool and woven like a blanket.
Ideal shawl proportions, this will fit nicely over your shoulders or can easily be draped as a display when not being worn. It would look wonderful as a table runner, draped over the end of your bed, or over a sofa. ...
Rio Grande style Navajo blanket has hand spun wool and variegated dyes.
It is likely this weaving was for a Hispanic household, this Navajo weaver intentionally variegated her dyes to simulate Rio Grande dye techniques, which offered dimension not typically seen in Navajo weaving in that time frame.
This weaving was part of an Exhibition showing...
Teec Nos Pos
Don't be fooled by the slight waviness of the image, this rug is sooo large that when we took the photo, it had to place it over two outside lights!
Geraldine is from a family historically known for weaving large area rugs, but there are not many weavers still weaving these large ones as they take a year or more to weave.
This weaving is featu...
Crystal Hero Twin Storm Pattern Navajo Rug. Hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed native wool.
This beautiful piece was featured in the Navajo Textiles as Modern Art exhibit held at Nizhoni Ranch Gallery March 11 - June 30 2017. You can find this weaving in the catalog Navajo Textiles As Modern Art on page 16.
Serape Navajo blanket. This incredibly detailed Serape was woven in the early 1880s by a master who had been influenced by the Rio Grande - Saltillo style using 4-ply Germantown yarn.
The bold central pattern of concentric diamonds woven smaller and smaller by delicate saw-toothed outlined rows, come to focus on a delicate Spiderwoman Cross wit...
Two Grey Hills
Two Grey Hills Navajo Rug. Emma Benally comes from a long line of gifted weavers. Her specialty is the Two Grey Hills style which uses all hand-carded, and hand-spun natural wool Dyes are not used. By carding different colors together she is able to create lovely tones of brown and gray.
This weaving was part of the Timeless Treasures of Tw...
Ganado Navjo Rug Runner. The Ganado Trading Post is the namesake for the Ganado style of Navajo weaving. One of the owners loved the natural sheep wool colors, another liked bright colors. A compromise was made, and it was decided that they would only carry aniline red, blue, and black dyes. Ganado weavings are recognized by their strong red ba...
Crystal JB Moore Navajo Rug. Circa 1915-1920s, in MINT condition! Similar to a JB Moore Crystal Plate XXIII in JB Moore 1911 Catalog. The Master weaver of this piece modified the original plate and added beautiful interwoven X's in each of the corners. Each plate was used as a guide and the artist would add elements to make it their own. W...
Ganado Klagetoh Navajo rug. This exquisite piece is a Ganado - Klagetoh design from the Hubble Trading Post. The Master weaver responsible for this piece had a keen eye for color, pattern, and symmetry. Every design element works together perfectly - from the angles of the stepped border to the wonderful sawtooth central belted diamonds.
Teec Nos Pos Navajo Rug. Woven in the 1920s featuring two central Spiderwoman crosses brilliantly woven with a fine zig-zag accent, red ribbon borders and a gorgeous reversing arrow brown border, this piece has it all!
The colors are as vivid today as they were when the loom artist brought this piece to life. It was woven with beautiful Lincoln...
Teec Nos Pos rug that is an exceptional piece. Exquisite border - there is so much detail in this piece. One of the most complex and complicated designs in Navajo weaving. This style was influenced by the oriental rugs in the East, yet retain their native American symbolic style. All hand carded, handspun, and hand dyed. Approximately 6 mon...