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During the past 200 years, Navajo weaving has come a long way, from the shoulder, to the floor, to a place of distinction on the gallery wall.
The Dazzled Eye is, we feel, a visionary exhibition of Navajo eye dazzler and optical weavings from the 1880's forward. It offers a peek into the imagination of the creative Navajo weaver.
We wish to ex...
This twill single saddle blanket is a Third Phase variant with hand spun, hand dyed native wool with aniline dyed red and possibly natural dyed rabbit brush yellow.
The interesting optical alternates short pieces of red and pink segments with white and brown segments to create the illusion of variegation.
This weaving was part of an Exhibition...
Beautiful antique Navajo weaving was woven with Lincoln wool using aniline dyes, featuring red, orange, brown and grey floating diamond motif, making a very dramatic statement. Possibly from the Teec Nos Pos area/ Chinle area.
This weaving was part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Museum January 4 2017 to April 30 2017. Please ...
Optical Navajo design. Hand-carded, hand-spun, hand-dyed with Lincoln wool. Likely was woven in the Bistie Area due to the over dyed grey which was a common practice in the area.
This weaving was part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Museum January 4 2017 to April 30 2017. Please look at the Dazzled Eye catalog on page 24 to ...
This is a piece for those who love Art Deco, Navajo Weaving, or Greek designs. This piece was woven in the 1920s and is testament to exquisite craftsmanship! It is very well woven.
The large outer border is done in interlocking hooks in black and white and surrounds a quiet pool of natural brown and then we have a refined EXPLOSION of bright...
Child's blanket, late Classic / early Transitional period. The colors in this piece are vibrant red, yellow, indigo, purple, and turquoise!
Wearables: Manta, Serape, Child
33″ x 50″ (2'9" x 4'2")
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This weaving is currently on loan to the Heard Museum and slated to travel to: DUE TO COVID, dates are to be determined.... Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg Florida, 9/05/2020 -11/22/2020Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, 4/11/2021 - 8/08/2021Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey. 9/10/2021 - 01/02/2022
This weaving was part of Color Riot! Ho...
Navajo Late Classic Serape for sale. Red raveled American flannel with three colors of handspun indigo blue and green, rabbitbrush yellow and natural white and some bayetta, Merino wool. This beautiful blanket reflects Hispanic design influence.
This Serape, very finely woven is wonderful addition to any collection.
This Germantown Serape is very similar to one published on page 50 of
Navajo Textiles- The William Randolph Hearst Collection written by Nancy Blomberg c/o 1988
Also referred to as "neo-classic" by author Gilbert Maxwell, this dramatic wavy-lined serape is one of five known Germantown blankets to be woven in this classic serape style. Woven...
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 extremely rare serape blanket was woven with 3 ply Saxony. And even more remarkable it comes with a Spiderwoman hole in its center.
This particular natural dyed palette of colors was only available at Bosque Redondo and Fort Wingate during this time frame.
This Serape has Indigo dyed warp, like this textile has, was only made availa...