Crystal Pictorial Navajo Weaving : Historic : GHT 2124
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
This amazing Optical weaving from the 1920s was probably woven on a loom attached to a tree outdoors. It's fascinating to wonder how the vision for this piece was given to the weaver. Was it in a dream? Was it something she saw in the world around her that she wanted to incorporate into this piece? Had she seen another weaving and wanted to bring elements from it into a piece of her own? We will never know. But we do know that this piece is nearly 5 feet wide, is 10 feet long and is a treasure!
The detail in this piece is wonderful. Pick a white line and you can follow it through the design. Pick a brown line and do the same. Tiny bouquets of delicate orange and black berries adorn this piece. And the lovely red and white border of which, at first glance you can imagine the tails of kites soaring in the wind. But of course there is more to it than that. This piece was woven in the 1920s and is just as gorgeous today as it was when first brought to life.
|Size||58″ x 120″ (1.47M x 3.048M)|
|Item #||GHT 2124|
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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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