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This charming Wide Ruin sampler woven by Navajo Master weaver Kathy Marianito would be perfect as a table runner - even a baby blanket. Extremely well woven with superfine wool. The red white and blue gives it a nice patriotic or Christmas vibe.
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Extremely rare large weaving by Mary Yellowhorse of hand spun wool and natural dyes; with banded design of diamonds and barbs ; First Prize ribbon from the Museum of Northern Arizona, judged by Bill Young, 1979
72" x 104"
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This Wide Ruin Navajo rug is tightly woven with natural hand dyed wool.
Lillian Joe is known for her tight weave. Look at the one she just brought us! It was great spending time with her here at the gallery along with her weaver daughter Elvie Van Winkle. Great multi-generational weaving family.
William and Sallie Lippincott ran both Wide Ruins and Pine Springs trading posts during the years 1938 to 1949. Sally encouraged weavers to use vegetal dyes.
Sadly, the wide ruins trading post burned down in the 1970’s.
The neighboring communities of Wide Ruins was known for a greater use of pinks and mauve where as Pine Springs rugs used more ...