Manta : Navajo Weaving : Judy Marianito : Churro 620
Woven by Master Weaver Judy Marianito, this beauty measures 61" x 50". It was made using all natural dyes - indigo, cochineal, and beautiful natural Churro wool color.
Judy comes from a very long line of prominent weavers going back several generations. They are also descendants of the famous Headman Manuelito and his wife Juanita. Juanita was thought to be one of the very best blanket weavers of the 1870s and 80s. Manuelito, the famous Chief who helped to negotiate the Navajo return to their homeland in 1868. She and her sisters are the only ones working today that are able to accomplish the technical quality of the wearing blankets of the Classic Period.
This particular piece was featured in the 2006 exhibit at the Desert Caballeros Museum in Wickenburg, "THE NEXT PHASE Navajo Weaving in the 21st Century from the Getzwiller Collection".
|Style||Wearables: Manta, Serape, Child|
|Weaver||Judy Marianito - Meet the weaver|
|Size||(5’1″ x 4’2″) or (1.549M x 1.27M)|
|Item #||Churro 620|
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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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