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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...
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 with bi-colored belted diam...
This Serape is a 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 E...
Two Grey Hills
This is a Classic example of a monumental Two Grey Hills rug. Featured in the exhibition: Art & History Woven Together The Getzwiller Collection of historic Navajo Weavings: Desert Caballeros Western Museum, Wickenburg AZ, 1999.
This Two Grey Hills large rug was woven using natural native wool colors, hand carded, and hand spun Native wo...
This Two Grey Hills weaving was woven using hand carded, hand spun, natural colored native wool, possibly Churro. It has a most unusual positive/negative pattern that incorporates Bistie design elements. Extremely well woven by a Master Weaver.
This weaving is part of the Timeless Treasures of Two Grey Hills exhibit.
Two Grey Hills B...
This extremely rare serape blanket was woven with 3 ply Saxony. And even more remarkable it comes with a Spiderwoman hole in its center.
This particular natural dyed palette of colors was only available at Bosque Redondo and Fort Wingate during this time frame.
This Serape has Indigo dyed warp, like this textile has, was only made availabl...
Very Special and Rare!!!!
This Late Classic 2nd Phase Chief Blanket is in PRISTINE CONDITION. It has unusual grey stripes that were indicative of a woman's wearing blanket. The wool is hand spun old Churro. The vibrant colors are vegetal Indigo blue/ green and rabbit brush yellow. The red may be aniline dyes from the earliest sources or a ...
Teec Nos Pos
Monster of a Teec Nos Pos! Woven by the great Grace Nez (1937 - 2013) Master Weaver and the mother to some of the most beautiful ladies and Master Weavers we know.
Grace was an accomplished weaver :
• Winning Best of Show at Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial in 2005 and Best of Show at Museum of Northern Arizona
• Featured in numerous museum ex...