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This Eyedazzler Navajo blanket was woven during the Transitional period using hand carded, hand spun and hand dyed native wool.
In this Navajo blanket you can see the heavy use of orange which was a new aniline dye color in the 1880s and extremely popular with the Navajo weavers. The purple color was a new color in the early 1880s as a replac...
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...
Navajo Innovative Floor Runner has finally made it to the gallery.
Weaving runners 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 design straight and in a mirror image.
Frances is not only a talented weaver, but also a mathemat...
This small American Indian Blanket was hand woven by Navajo Master Weaver Kathy Marianito.
The soft ultra thin Churro wool was dyed with aniline and vegetal dyes. It would look great at the end of a bed or over the back of a couch for a touch of vibrant color.
29" x 58"
Navajo Master Weaver Kathy Marianito has changed her design from a 4 in 1 to a 2 in 1. This weaving is sure to impress. She used soft ultra thin Churro wool which was dyed with aniline and vegetal dyes, so fine she use a needle to weave. Go Kathy!
2 in 1 Optical
29" x 58"
This gorgeous chevron pattern Optical Navajo Rug weaving was brought to life using hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand-dyed Lincoln wool. The beautiful gray is testimony to the expert carding in creating a lovely salt and pepper mix.
40" x 64"
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Crystal Optical Navajo rug. This is a favorite from our personal collection! Woven in the 1900s this unusual Crystal-style Optical piece has a beautiful hand-carded, hand-spun Merino wool natural light brown "background" of four hooks. A central band showcases the weaving comb/fork used by Navajo weavers in black and red.
One of the most cha...
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...
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...