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Germantown throw for sale with Masonic imagery.
Germantown yarn (from Germantown Pennsylvania area) was first introduced to the Navajo at Bosque Redondo, so the weavers would have material to weave their highly prized rugs. The Navajo were allowed to return to their ancestral land in 1868, where the weavers continued to use the popular Germant...
Teec Nos Pos
Pictorial Navajo textile woven in the Teec Nos Pos area. Are you or do you know a Mason? If so, this might be the perfect gift you've been searching for. Hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed native wool, some natural dyes. Exceptionally well woven!
Possibly a special commission piece or woven for vacationing Shriners who visited the Grand ...
Twill single Navajo Saddle Blanket. Hand carded, hand spun native wool and with aniline dyes. Tassels are commercial wool. Circa 1970's. From the Selina Springs area.
Twill design is difficult and rarely woven today. This blanket has yet to grace a horses back. Will look great on a wall, couch, floor, table top or one special horse.
Hand carded, hand spun native wool and with aniline dyes. Circa 1970's. From the Selina Springs area.
Double Twill Navajo Saddle blanket. Twill design is difficult and rarely woven today. This blanket has yet to grace a horses back. Will look great on a wall, couch, floor, table top or one special horse.
Extra thick weave. Would be great ...
Elsie Bia is warping the loom for her next Masterpiece!!! We can't wait to sell what will be on the loom of this master weaver. What we do know is it will be from 100% hand dyed Churro wool.
Elsie told Steve that this one will be 4' x 6' when finished.
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Antique Navajo Rug for sale.
This artistic Navajo rug from the Crystal area harkens back to the time of JB Moore. Loosely based on Plate XV, with repeating diamond patterns.
This Navajo rug has just a hint of twill weave at both ends. Hand carded, hand spun Native wool the color contrast is artistically woven and could be used as a floor ru...
Navajo transitional rug. Hand carded, hand spun, hand dyed native wool with natural wool colors and aniline dyes. The size of this rug, symbols and the honest wear leads us to believe this weaving may have been used as a ceremonial rug. It is in good condition with minor restoration.
The powerful Navajo symbols of snakes and whirling log add...
Custom Navajo Single Saddle Blanket woven using beautiful hand carded, hand spun native wool. This weaving is unusual. Based on the letters woven into the blanket, we've come to call it the "mc squared" as in E = mc2.
It could very well be initials of the owner - occasionally weavers would accidentally or intentionally superimpose a letter. ...
This custom double saddle blanket pictorial was woven with hand carded, hand spun native wool. The wool is especially nice with wonderful variegation. Featuring a heart border and the letters I TX, we loving refer to this weaving as the "I Heart Texas" blanket. There are also the initials JW. Likely woven for a rancher or perhaps a very fa...
Burntwater Navajo rug off the loom and at the gallery!
This one is a beautiful, and tightly woven. Rich colors with a gradation of intensity. Woven with mostly hand dyed Churro wool and includes highlights of native wools.
33" x 48.5"
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Hand carded, hand spun native wool and aniline dyed Navajo rug, circa 1970's. This is an unusually large double saddle blanket fit for an elephant. From the Selina Springs area. The border has Teec Nos Pos elements. Check out the interior landscape. It is created from lazy lines with different wool used.
Vibrant colors, extra thick weave ...
Navajo Pictorial rug for sale. Featuring horses and Spider Woman Crosses.
GH is well known for her popular weaving series known as Horses in the Clouds/Horses in the Hills. They are always action packed and raring to go! We never know when she'll send another, and they sell very fast. This one is a great example her talent !!
These are two...
Germantown Yei be Chei Navajo weaving. This pair is more like fraternal twins with a slight difference size/color.
About 30 years ago Steve found the 1st of this set of Germantown weavings and was thrilled when he found a second Germantown Yei be Chei-- 15 years later.
What make it so remarkable is the weavings are Germantown and were woven ...
Red Mesa Navajo Rug for sale.
Cecelia wove this beauty in 2014. Tightly woven of Churro wool she combined just the right color palette to look great on your wall or table top.
Ceceilia Nez - Meet the Weaver
24" x 40"
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Navajo Double Saddle Blanket. Hand carded, hand spun, native wool. Aniline red, Germantown green tassels. The center landscape was carded to create a salt and pepper design.
38" x 52"
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Antique Navajo Double Saddle Blanket for sale. Woven from Merino wool all hand carded and hand spun. The re-carded red and white were woven together to create the lighter sections of this blanket. Aniline dyes. The proportions suggest that the saddle blanket was woven for a Navajo saddle.
The corner tassels are plied yarn .
Red Mesa Navajo Rug for sale.
Malinda Nez has sent a nice rug, perfect for a table top or a small wall space. We are calling it a Red Mesa even though it does not have the signature highlights.
26.5" x 23"
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Late Classic Navajo blanket is either a child's blanket or a double saddle and is in excellent condition.
This antique Navajo weaving has Indigo blue and green, raveled bayetta, all natural dyes, raveled and recarded American flannel, two colors of bayetta green. Possible Brazil wood brown. Hand carded hand spun Merino wool. Dark bands of ...
Navajo Storm Pattern rug on the loom of Janice VanWinkle.
Janice told Steve that this one will be 23" x 39" when finished. We have provided her with Churro wool. Janice likes to use a nice combination of Churro and other native wools.
What we do know for a fact is this one will be tight and extremely well woven. Janice is a true mast...
Antique Navajo Saddle Blanket for sale. Eye Dazzler design, transitional. Indigo blue, merino wool.
Currently on loan to the Booth Museum in Cartersville GA until 2023. For purchasing options, please call us at 520-455-5020.
33" x 29"
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Woven by the daughter of Mae Jean Chester, Gabrielle brings what all things are great about Navajo woven art.
56" x 20"
Contact us for more information, pricing or to order – email@example.com or 520-455-5020 -- We will be glad to help you!
Burntwater Navajo Weaving. Elverna Van Winkle is the sister to Elvie Van Winkle. And like her sister she has woven a Burntwater Navajo textile. Hand dyed with natural dyes, this small weaving is wonderful.
Like Elvie, Elverna learned this regional style from Lillian Joe, her mom. Steve worked with Lillian in the early 1990s and her Grandmot...
Native American Pictorial weaving from the 1990's. This small Many Farms Pictorial Navajo weaving has been a favorite of Steve's. It is tightly woven by an unknown Navajo weaver. Part of the Pictorial show it is in the catalog Painting With Wool : Navajo Pictorial Weavings.
"There's a place where eagles speak, and the sunrise slides from pea...
Navajo double saddle blanket with great landscape coloring.. Hand carded hand spun wool. Grey is mohair, brown field is natural dyed, hand carded wool, mohair blend. Aniline red border.
This Navajo weaving has been displayed in the 2003 Desert Caballeros Western Museum Exhibition The Treasures of the Navajo Horsemen and in the catalog by the...
Ganado Navajo rug, deep red with black and white highlights, that is centered around the natural brown/grey wool. Helen Peshlakai from the Nazlini area of the Navajo nation wove this abetween 2000 - 2010.
30″ x 46"
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Miniature Navajo Chief Blanket Triptych Tapestry (try saying that 3 times fast!!)
Navajo Weaver Matilda Yazzie Bia has won many awards in the miniature category including Best in Category.6" x 5″Sold as a set.Miniature tapestries are unique in Navajo weaving – since the early 1970’s they have been woven by just a few extended families from The ...
Hand carded, hand spun and hand dyed Navajo Double Saddle Blanket, circa 1970-1980.
During the late 1970's through the 1980's Steve would travel the Navajo Reservation taking two weeks to visit all the trading posts. One of his favorites was Salina Springs Trading post run by Dave Murray. Steve would stop and pick up saddle blankets that cau...
Hand carded, hand spun and hand dyed Navajo Single Saddle Blanket, circa 1970-1980.
During the late 1970's through the 1980's Steve would travel the Navajo Reservation taking two weeks to visit all the trading posts. One of his favorites was Salina Springs Trading post run by Dave Murray. Steve would stop and pick up saddle blankets that caug...
Wide Ruin Navajo rug. This Wide Ruin Navajo rug is tightly woven with natural hand dyed wool.
Lillian Joe is known for her tight weave. Look at the one she just brought us! It was great spending time with her here at the gallery along with her weaver daughter Elvie Van Winkle. Great multi-generational weaving family.