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Teec Nos Pos
Navajo Weaver Frances Begay has woven a small Teec Nos Pos. She is an incredible weaver and has won many awards at Gallup Inter Tribal Ceremonial, including the prestigious Joe Ben Wheat award.
Teec Nos Pos
26" x 39"
2nd Place: 2019 Gallup Inter-tribal Ceremoni...
Woven by the daughter of Mae Jean Chester, Gabrielle brings what all things are great about Navajo woven art. The browns and grey come together with hidden pictorial elements that creates an stylized Storm Pattern within her Teec Nos Pos.
Gabrielle did a great job!
Learn more about the Teec Nos Pos style of weaving
Some saddle blankets were woven to be used only on special occasions. They were known as Sunday Saddle Blankets. This one is extra fancy with Germantown fringe.
This saddle blanket was part of the Desert Caballeros Western Museum exhibit - Ride Through History: Saddles that Shaped the West.
Woven for a Navajo saddle to be used as a saddle throw, adorning the top of the saddle for extra padding and show.
Most saddle blankets were woven with a plain center as no one would see it. It was a way to conserve the more expensive dyed wool. The designs in this piece tell us it's from the Teec Nos Pos area of the reservation. Look at the "...
Some saddle blankets were woven to be used only on special occasions. They were known as Sunday Saddle Blankets.
This particular saddle blanket would be an extra special Sunday Saddle Blanket.
Most saddle blankets were woven with a plain center as no one would see it. It was a way to conserve the more expensive dyed wool. BUT the weaver who ...