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This Serape is a Rio Grande style Navajo blanket has hand spun wool and variegated dyes.
It is likely this weaving was for a Hispanic household, this Navajo weaver intentionally variegated her dyes to simulate Rio Grande dye techniques, which offered dimension not typically seen in Navajo weaving in that time frame.
This weaving was part of an E...
This weaving is for the serious collector. Woven with 4-ply Germantown yarn, this Late Classic Serape is a Rio Grande design influenced by the Mexican Saltillo. It features a difficult and complex pattern which covers every inch of the piece. The central panel is formed from serrated diamonds, the largest is concentric.
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This incredibly detailed Serape was woven in the early 1880s by a master who had been influenced by the Rio Grande - Saltillo style using 4-ply Germantown yarn.
The bold central pattern of concentric diamonds woven smaller and smaller by delicate saw-toothed outlined rows, come to focus on a delicate Spiderwoman Cross with bi-colored belted diam...