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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 weaving has natural hand spun wool with synthetic dyed red, orange and black, vegetal dyed yellow and green, and indigo dyed blue.
Produced only from 1875-1890 wedge weave blankets like this finely woven blanket were generally woven for Navajo use.
This weaving was part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Museum January 4 2017...
Navajo Third Phase Chief Blankets are typically recognized by their design, which features 9 diamond or cross formations (three on each side, and three running vertically down the middle). When wrapped around you the side patterns join together to make a complete formation. This weaving is a Third Phase Chief Blanket Variant woven with 4-ply G...
Two Grey Hills
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 wonderful Bisti Navajo rug is one of few known examples. Bisti Trading post is now just a ruin, it was located in the Bisti Badlands area of the Navajo Reservation.
Hand carded, hand spun Mohair wool. Extremely finely woven as a blanket by a Master weaver, possibly woven by Bessie Shorty.
Two Grey Hills