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Hero Twin Pictorial Navajo rug from the Pinyon area of the Navajo Nation.
This one is a blast from the past! Steve collected it during the early 1980's as he traveled around the reservation. Steve remembers this one to be woven by Suzy Yazzie. Hand carded, the grey and gold are natural dyes.
It is a heavy weave with a very striking design....
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 examples of previous weavings from her series.
Miniature TapestryApache Crown Dancer PictorialNavajo Weaver Elizabeth Begay4.5" x 6.5"
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 col...
Miniature TapestryApache Crown Dancer PictorialNavajo Weaver Elizabeth Begay5" x 6.5"
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 colle...
This Native American Rug was handwoven in the style of an over-sized saddle blanket. Horse and cow head centered in the brown field, surrounded by very even fret work. Woven using hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed native wools. This weaving was part of the Painting with Wool exhibit and is the catalog by that name.
This is a fantastic Pictorial weaving by Leroy Yazzie. He has combined many elements of Navajo rug to create this one of a kind piece.
We see the stripes in the background which can be seen in Moki and Chief Blanket style weavings. At the top and bottom we see crosses attributed to Spider Woman. Look at the beautiful images of the horses and ...
Woven in the 1940's, this is an unusual design with cow heads.Tightly woven using hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed native wools. Partial Spiderwoman crosses at the bottom.
3'2" x 4'6"
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This is an excellent example of Navajo Textiles as Modern Art. As a symbolic piece this weaving features 4 "drawstring" medicine pouches and many feathers of protection which would be placed inside the central medicine bag. (see photos for actual medicine pouches).
To create this weaving, the gifted loom artist hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand...
Who doesn't like a community dance? Look at all of the activity in this dynamic weaving! Juanita Tsosie of the Rough Rock area is the creative mind behind this great piece. She was the preeminent Navajo Folk Artist / Weaver of the 80s and 90s and her creations are highly sought, many are with prominent collections and institutions.
Interesting 2 in 1 pictorial weaving of a Navajo farm.
Ella Begay is from the Sweetwater area of the Navajo Reservation. She is a popular pictorial weaver. Navajo Pictorials can be influenced by anything and everything that has touched the weaver.
1'3" x 1'5"
Weavings by JoAnne Begay are in high demand. Known for her Tree of Life designs, she also dabbles in non-traditional subjects for her pieces.
Navajo Pictorials can be influenced by anything and everything that has touched the weaver. In this instance, perhaps fondness for a particular mouse encouraged her to share this delightful image with y...
Navajo Pictorial weavings often feature things seen in everyday Navajo life. In this case, a semi-trailer carrying that iconic beer would undoubtedly be seen travelling across the reservation.
This small weaving by JoAnne Begay of the Sweet Water area measures 2' x 16" and would look great in any man-cave.
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 weavers sometimes just want to have fun! And this weaving sure is!It's complete with bows, arrows and feathers. Lusandra Williams pictorial weaving even includes war paint! And this fun contemporary pictorial shows the whimsy of the past.
The one above is from the 1940s and most likely was woven in the Monument Valley region of the...
Leroy Yazzie loves to incorporate trains into most of his weavings. As we can see in this handsome weaving he's used the stripes commonly associated with the Moki style as the background of this piece. A bow and arrow serve as the top and bottom visual anchors.
This piece has a lot of Navajo symbolism incorporated in it and we'd love to tell yo...
Pictorial American Indian weavings often depict scenes from everyday life, or times past. In this scene we see mountains at the top. Horses and sheep have been vital to the survival of the Navajo. The wagons tell us this is a scene from around the 1800s.
The Navajo weaver is from the Many Farms area of the Navajo Reservation.
This cute Navajo girl is having fun playing outside with a couple of bunny rabbit friends on a small patch of grass.
Do you have a daughter, niece, or grandchild who enjoys nature and wildlife? This would make an affordable and wonderful gift to hang on the wall in their bedroom, or in your home or office to remind you of their native spirit. ...
According to Roy Kady in a NPR 2010 interview, "The eradication of this particular sheep breed — because we are connected to it with songs and prayers and ceremonies — when it was taken from us, that part of our life was also destroyed.,"
The weaver of this handsome piece is probably paying tribute to the loss of so many flocks and to the resili...
Currently hanging in the Desert Caballeros Western Museum in Wickenburg AZ as part of the exhibit, One Traders Legacy: Steve Getzwiller Collects the West.
Woven in 1998, by Emily Blake, this is an early weaving from our Exclusive Navajo Churro Collection. As we look at this steer from above, we notice that he is adorned with antique brands. H...
Pictorial Navajo rug from the Pinyon area of the Navajo Nation.
This one is a blast from the past! Steve collected it during the early 1980's as he traveled around the reservation. Steve remembers this one to be woven by Suzy Yazzie. Hand carded, the grey and gold are natural dyes. They grey background is a beautiful salt and pepper that ...
Hand made Navajo horse pictorial rug with Spiderwoman crosses. GH is well known for her horse pictorials. The vibrant red color would add a great splash to your western decor.
30" x 40"
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