Germantown Eye Dazzler : Frances Begay : Churro 1211

This weaving is part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Museum January 4 2017 to April 30 2017 – If purchased prior to /or during the Exhibition, the weaving will be available for delivery, as soon as possible after May 30, 2017

Eye dazzlers are certainly a descriptive name for these pieces! As Navajo weavings go, these were first seen in the 1870-80's, as the Santa Fe railroad brought settlers to the West, and trading posts carried synthetic dyes and commercial yarns in beautiful colors from Germantown Pennsylvania.

The love and fascination with this style of weaving has continued for over 100 years. Frances Begay brings us this stunning Germantown Eye Dazzler. This piece is made from 100% hand dyed Churro wool. It's 31" x 48" and earned 2nd place honors at the 2014 All Indian Inter-Tribal Ceremonial.

Style Eye Dazzler / Optical 
Weaver Frances Begay
Date 2014
Size 31″ x 48″ (.78M x 1.21M)
Item # Churro 1211
Award 2nd place German Eye Dazzler Weavings - 2014 Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial
Learn more about Eye Dazzler / Optical weavings

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: Eye Dazzler


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