1st Phase Chief Blanket : Jalucie Marianito : Churro 1494

“The Navajos don’t have chiefs, but other tribes do. Plains Indians were considered rich if the chief wore a Diné blanket. That’s why these are called chief’s blankets.” —Barbara Ornelas

Jalucie Marianito wove this amazing 1st Phase Chief blanket using Native Churro wool, and and natural Indigo dye (made from the root of the plant). Can you see the indigo stripes? They're hidden in the large center stripe. A master weaver has the experience and skill to create straight horizontal lines, and straight edges.

This incredible piece of art won 1st Place AND Best of Category at the 2016 Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial. It is extremely tightly woven and measures 70" x 54".

Style Chief Blankets
Weaver Jalucie Marianito
Date 2016
Size 70″ x 54″
Item # Churro 1494
Awards 1st Place AND Best of Category at the 2016 Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial
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A unique blend of history, Native American culture and storytelling make these weavings an art like no other.

To be showcased on your walls or grace your floors, this functional heirloom is one-of-a-kind piece of history that took 100's of hours to create and will last many lifetimes. We'd love to tell you more about it!

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