Transitional Navajo Weaving : Historic : PC 260

Optical Art Crystal Transitional blanket.  Woven with Merino wool using aniline red dye.  Woven more like a blanket instead of a rug, this optical textile is a transitional weaving.  Between 1895 and 1905, Navajos made the switch from weaving primarily blankets to rugs.

This weaving was part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Museum January 4 2017 to April 30 2017.   Please look at the Dazzled Eye catalog on page 26 to find this weaving.

Tucson Desert Art Museum  Tucson Desert Art Museum

Style Transitional
Weaver Unknown Navajo
Date Circa 1900s
Size 47″ x 71″ (1.19M x 1.80M)
Item # PC 260
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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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Type: Transitional


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