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This contemporary Navajo rug is a mixture of regional styles Teec Nos Pos, Storm Pattern and Klagetoh. The color pallet is from the Klagetoh area. The border is reminiscent of Teec Nos Pos styles. Two very distinctive Storm Patterns are visible with a third smaller Storm element in the center of the rug.
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Klagetoh and Ganado rugs are very similar. One can usually tell the difference between them by the background color. Ganado has a red background, and Klagetoh's have a grey or brown background.
Both the Klagetoh and Ganado trading posts were located near each other. Collectors today tend to lump them together as a regional style of weaving...
Helen has won many awards from the Gallup All Indian Inter-Tribal Ceremonial. Her weavings have also been in exhibitions at the Desert Caballeros Western Museum. Helen also has weavings featured on page 6 and 33 of “The Fine Art of Navajo Weaving”, circa 1984.
2nd place 2017 Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial
This weaving is featured in our "M...
Miniature TapestryKlagetohNavajo Weaver Matilda Yazzie Bia8" x 10"
Miniature tapestries are unique in Navajo weaving – since the early 1970’s they have been woven by just a few extended families from The Sawmill/White Clay area of the Navajo reservation. They have evolved into their own distinctive type of Navajo weaving collectible.
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