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Antique Jelly Bean Optical Transitional Navajo blanket, beautiful variegation. Prior to regional styles, this weaving was possibly woven in the Red Mesa/Teec Nos Pos area due to highlighting and Mount Mahogany Root. Hand Carded, hand dyed vibrant colors with a touch of Autumn, woven with Native wool.
This weaving is part of Color Riot! How Color Changed Navajo Textiles April 5,2019 - September 2,2019 at the Heard Museum
This weaving is part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Museum January 4 2017 to April 30 2017.
The Transitional period (1890-1910) in Navajo weaving was a time of many changes. The Navajo were permitted to...
Woven in the early 1900s this piece was brought to life months after the all natural native Churro wool had been hand-sheared, hand-carded, and hand-spun. The wool had to have been spun many times to get such a tight and consistent weave. Take a look at the detailed images to see the quality workmanship in this piece.
The many "lazy" or secti...