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Here is a treasure from our exclusive Churro Collection. Master weaver Kathy Marianito wove this serape based on a design that came to her in a dream based on what her mother and grandmother have woven. Originally we thought this was going to be a 3 x 5 weaving, but Kathy surprised us and its 5.75 x 5.5.
She wove this using Churo wool which ...
Navajo Pictorial Rug woven by Emily Blake. This is an early weaving from our Exclusive Navajo Churro Collection. A whimsical cowhide pictorial with floral elements and historic Texas and Arizona brands handed down through Steve Getzwiller's family. Woven with custom spun, hand dyed Navajo Churro Wool.
This weaving was part of the 2016 /2017...
Rare Bistie Style Double Saddle Blanket with some natural dyes. From the personal Getzwiller Collection. Hand-carded, hand-spun, hand-dyed wool.
Bistie translates to Badlands by the Navajo. This design was recently recognized as its own distinctive style. It's characterized as having a strong central pattern and multiple borders. We often see...
JB Moore and other Traders on the reservation were responsible for helping to define regional styles of weaving. JB Moore printed a catalog in 1903 and 1911 of rugs in which people back East could purchase. Over the years, those designs influenced weavers to create weavings using elements of the designs in his catalogs.
Here we have a handsome...
Old Time Crystal, woven with Merino wool. Has the feel of a blanket. Natural wool colors.
circa 1910 - 1920
56.5" x 79"
Learn more about Crystal Style weavings
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In the mid 1940s the borderless, vegetal designs became established as the Crystal style. This area's style of weaving of today is sometimes confused with the Wide Ruins and Chinle area banded design rugs.
One area of distinction is the more extensive use of the natural wool colors with the vegetal tones. The combination is very pleasing to th...
Teec Nos Pos
Woven in the Teec Nos Pos - Beclabito area of the Navajo nation, this is one of the 1st rugs that Steve and Gail collected.
Hand carded, hand spun, native wool, extremely tightly woven, some natural dyes. It is woven so tightly that it could almost stand up on its own.
Teec Nos Pos
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 ...
All of the colors in the borders are reflected in the diamond detailing a the points of each of the design points in the patterns of the piece, all which are floating gently on a cream background. This lovely runner was woven in the 1940s by a master weaver using hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed native wool.
This beautiful piece was featur...
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 ...
Julia Upshaw has woven this 2nd Phase Chief blanket using Churro wool dyed with natural Indigo and cochineal. Woven as a classic chief blanket, master weaver Julia's talent shines through.
47" x 65" (3'11" x 5'5")
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This weaving would make a bold statement in almost any room at home or office. It would look lovely as a bed, game table, or table cover.
Gloria Bitsui of the Blue Gap area is the artist behind this bright Ganado pattern rug. Filled with lazy or sectional lines, this pattern will get compliments and wows from anyone who sees it in your space.
The Ganado Trading Post is the namesake for the Ganado style of Navajo weaving. One of the owners loved the natural sheep wool colors, another liked bright colors. A compromise was made, and it was decided that they would only carry aniline red, blue, and black dyes. Ganado weavings are recognized by their strong red background.
From the Burntco...
Chief blankets weren't just for men, they could be for women as well. Just like this gorgeous piece woven by Master weaver Elaine Upshaw!
Woven of native Churro wool, the colors and design in this piece are just spectacular! This weaving is from our exclusive Churro Collection.
Wearables: Manta, Serape, Child
Navajo floor runner on the loom.
Frances sent some new photos of her rug on the loom. It looks beautiful and we can't wait to see it in person.
When weaving runners it requires a special set up bars on the loom to "fold" the rug in loose pleats to keep the long weaving manageable. It also takes special talent to keep the rug straight and ...
Two Grey Hills
Emma Benally comes from a long line of gifted weavers. Her specialty is the Two Grey Hills style which uses all hand-carded, and hand-spun natural wool Dyes are not used. By carding different colors together she is able to create lovely tones of brown and gray.
This weaving was part of the Timeless Treasures of Two Grey Hills Exhibit and ca...
This piece has so much action and energy! It was brought to life in the 1920s. And was very likely woven by the same master weaver who created GHT 2241 (sold) shown here:
The Storm Pattern has four corner identical corner shapes which all join a central square/rectangle/diamond by some manner.
Let's take a closer look at this piece. Start fi...
The beautiful brown in this weaving is derived from Mountain Mahogany root. It's an antique optical design woven in the Teec Nos Pos area and was created with Lincoln wool.
The optical design keeps you looking and trying to decide if the points are going up or down.
This beautiful piece was featured in the Navajo Textiles as Modern Art exhibit...
Navajo Master Weaver Elsie Bia, wove this Old Crystal style showing a positive/negative quality. The design is spectacular - the wool is beautiful! We had a hard time coming up with an accurate name for the reddish color. So we agreed on cranberry.
Old Style Crystal
48" x 94"
Burntwater Navajo rug off the loom and at the gallery!
This one is a beautiful, and tightly woven. Rich colors with a gradation of intensity. Woven with mostly hand dyed Churro wool and includes highlights of native wools.
33" x 48.5"
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Klagetoh with beautifully variegated wool. Stunning piece. Tightly woven using hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed native wool.
54″ x 89″ (4'6" x 7'5")
Learn more about the Ganado - Klagetoh style of weaving
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The Hubble Trading Post at Ganado would commission weavings from select weavers. One of the unique features of this piece is the four pictorial elements which represent the Hero Twins - Monster Slayer and Born of Water. This is a beautiful example of a Ganado - Klagetoh weaving. It is in very good condition.
Ganado - Klagetoh
Teec Nos Pos weaving by Master Weaver Cara (Gorman) Yazzie. Cara has won countless awards and has worked with Steve for decades. Cara's daughter Harriet Evans is an accomplished artist in her own right.
100% hand dyed Churro wool.
Teec Nos Pos
Cara Gorman Yazzie - Meet the Weaver
37.5" x 61"
This custom double saddle blanket pictorial was woven with hand carded, hand spun native wool. The wool is especially nice with wonderful variegation. Featuring a heart border and the letters I TX, we loving refer to this weaving as the "I Heart Texas" blanket. There are also the initials JW. Likely woven for a rancher or perhaps a very fa...
Helen Bia, who has decades of experience weaving that are showcased in this beautiful rug. You can read more about Helen here. CLAN : Tangle Clan :Ta’neeszhni (Mother). Coyote Pass :Ma’iideeshgiizhnii (Father)
Steve has known Helen for so long that a weaving of hers is featured in Steve's book Fine Art of Navajo Weaving. copyright 1984
Anita Bekay has created a Teec Nos Pos piece worthy its 1st Place Award at the 2016 Gallup Inter- Tribal Ceremonial!
This weaving is featured in our "Master Weavings of the Navajo Churro Collection" Exhibit at Nizhoni Ranch Gallery, March 2019 and the "Master Weavings of the Navajo Churro Collection" catalog.
Teec Nos Pos
Jalucie Marianito's 2nd Phase Chief blanket variant, using Churro wool dyed with natural Indigo and cochineal. The zig zag elements are very creative and give this fine blanket movement.
52" x 66" (4'4" x 5'6")
1st Place and a Special Award: ...
1st Phase Chief Blankets are characterized by simple horizontal stripes.
Judy Marianito has finished her 1st Phase Chief Blanket and it's here at the gallery!
Woven like a Classic Chief Blanket it has the handle of a true blanket weave. Just three colors, indigo blue, ivory and a variegated brown, with a slight line of cochineal.
A new chapter has begun for this beautiful sandpainting pictorial. Helene has joined the work force and hasn't had the opportunity to work on her weaving. Luckily the Nez family has many fine weavers. Older sister Marion has stepped up to the plate and is currently weaving!!!! Check out the new progress, great team effort.
On the loom of Hel...
Innovative design Navajo rug. While Malinda is known mostly known for her Teec Nos Pos, she is changing things up a bit. Interesting interlocking border, neutral colors and elegant central design.
Master Weaver Malinda Nez has is an incredible weaver and has won many awards at the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial.
The completed Navajo r...