Navajo Tapestry Framed: Daisy Taugelchee : FA-12
Daisy Taugelchee (1911-1990) is considered to be the most famous of all Navajo Weavers, with a reign that lasted 50 years. Daisy set a standard of fine, smooth evenly spun wool woven into a superior quality textiles that was unmatched by any other weaver. She took first place at the ceremonial in 1944 and won consistently for the next 40 years. By the time she was 35 she had won all of the top honors available to a Navajo weaving artist.To learn more about this gifted woman, please check out this wonderful article from the Navajo Times. http://bit.ly/nrg-taugelchee (Alternate spellings: tagulchee, tauglechee, tagolchee)
Here is a picture of Daisy Taugelchee at the loom of this weaving.
In 2004 the US Postal Service issued a stamp featuring a 1948 Daisy Taugelchee Tapestry on it, honoring the talent and artistic skill of this Native American. (see images)
This Daisy Taugelchee tapestry, 16" x 29.5", is enclosed in glass and framed. Also included is a photo of Daisy, taken by Steve Getzwiller.
|• Weaver||Daisy Taugelchee|
|• Date||Circa 1970's|
|• Size||25" x 41" frame--16" x 29.5" tapestry|
|• Item #||FA-12|
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