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Storm Pattern woven with Germantown yarn adorned with Thunderbird design elements. Finely woven. Sharp design. The grey background is especially beautiful.
Germantown yarn (from Germantown Pennsylvania) was first introduced to the Navajo at Bosque Redondo, so the women would have some material to weave their highly prized rugs. The Navajo wer...
Germantown Masonic Pictorial tapestry for sale. Due to the fine weave this was likely a commissioned piece. Or possibly made as a souvenir for a member of the Freemasons as they frequented the Grand Canyon via train.
Germantown yarn (from Germantown Pennsylvania area) was first introduced to the Navajo at Bosque Redondo, so the weavers would h...
Classic/Late Classic Hubbell Blanket woven to be used as a portiere.
This Classic/Late Classic blanket was woven to be a covering for an open doorway. Original side cords. This exquisite weaving was extremely finely woven with Germantown yarn . The deep red a classic trademark of the Ganado area.
Steve saw a 2nd one-- the match to this o...
Fancy Single Navajo Saddle Blanket. Some saddle blankets were woven to be used only on special occasions. They were known as Sunday Saddle Blankets, and this one is extra fancy.
Used for special occasions to throw over the saddle, not under it. The weaver of this one added a longer fringe/tassel up both sides to help protect it, and provide ...
Likely woven in the 1900's on an outdoors upright loom, this gorgeous Germantown serape was tightly woven. 4-ply Germantown yarns were used to create this intense piece of woven art. One can see the Hispanic and Navajo influence in the piece.
This beautiful piece was featured in the Navajo Textiles as Modern Art exhibit held at Nizhoni Ranch Gal...
Germantown Navajo Rug. Germantown yarn (from Germantown Pennsylvania area) was first introduced to the Navajo at Bosque Redondo, so the women would have some material to weave their highly prized rugs. The Navajo Indians were allowed to return to their reservation (1868), where the weavers continued to use the popular Germantown yarns because t...