Ganado Navajo Weaving : Grace Hendersen Nez : B-9

Wow! What a gorgeous Ganado rug! We are honored to have had other pieces by Master Weaver Grace Hendersen Nez, and this is a beautiful example of her craftsmanship. She hand-carded, hand-spun, and hand dyed Native wool for this piece. The way she infused the zig-zag edges to the design give it a dimensional quality. This is a stunning piece of art!

Grace is shown at the loom weaving a Ganado rug in the 1974 Arizona Highways Special Rug issue.  "Ganado is the home of the traditional and most distinctive red-black and gray rug. Klagetoh is noted for the overlapping influence of Ganado and vegetal designs and colors. 

The distinguished trader, J. Lorenzo Hubbell was the precursor of the strong, geometric patterns which are characteristic of the weavings from this district.  His business acumen and knowledge of the market influenced the weavers to produce the 'typical Indian rug' familiar to tourists during the Santa Fe Railroad-Fred Harvey era.  Due to the rising prices in the collector's market, large size specimens are not as common, for a contemporary half the size brings twice the price.  And in fairness to all involved the standards of quality are commensurate with the monetary value." 

Style Ganado - Klagetoh 
Weaver Grace Hendersen Nez
Date 1965
Size 62″ x 93″ (1.57M x 2.36M)
Item # B-9
Learn more about the Ganado - Klagetoh style of weaving

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!

For more information, pricing, and ordering please contact us. It would be our pleasure to help you!



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Type: Ganado

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