Navajo Yei Pictorial : Helene Nez : Churro 241
In this Navajo rug Helene has created a Yei pictorial with a Teec Nos Pos border. There are three Yei in this piece - two yei on either side with valero stars, and inside the central diamond, a corn yei.
This Navajo rug was woven using Churro wool which was hand-dyed, additionally she used silk highlights. This is a one-of-a-kind spectacular piece. Spiderwoman smiles fondly when she thinks of Helene Nez.
Helene Nez is an extremely talented weaver. She has won many awards for her outstanding skill and eye for detail.
Helene's Navajo weaving was also featured in our Holy Woven People Exhibit. You can see it in the Exhibit guide - click here. It is from our exclusive Churro Collection.
|Style||Yei / Yei Be Chei|
|Weaver||Helene Nez - Meet the weaver|
|Size||48" x 87" (4′ x 7′3")|
|Item #||Churro 241|
|Learn more about Yei and Yei Be Chei 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!
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