HISTORY OF NAVAJO WEAVINGS

Note:  This is a very brief synopsis of the history of Navajo Weavings. A comprehensive history could be four hundred plus pages.  Also, note that historically, the Navajo women did the  weavings with some rare exceptions. With the Navajo being a matriarchal society, the women did much of the farming for corn, beans and squash. […]

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HOW TO HANG A NAVAJO WEAVING/RUG

How to Hang a Navajo Weaving/Rug The rugs/blankets are built on a really strong warp (frame) string. Multiple push pins along the top of multiple warps will safely carry the weight of the weaving. Heavier rugs or pound blankets should have many supporting pins.  A Velcro strip properly hand-sewn to the rug supporting multiple warps […]

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Late 1890s Transitional Blanket BEW #37

Description: An excellent late 1890s transitional blanket with exposed warp fringe. It’s in great condition but could use a cleaning. Measurements: 48″ X 34″ Price: $1,200.00 BEW #37 Description: An excellent late 1890s transitional blanket with exposed warp fringe. It’s in great condition but could use a cleaning. Measurements: 48″ X 34″ Price: $1,200.00 BEW […]

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Circa 1910 JB Moore Plate Rug BEW#36

Description: A Circa 1910 JB Moore Plate Rug with a Storm Pattern and Whirling Logs design. It’s in pretty good shape. Just missing a few of the tassles on the corners. Measurements: 66″ X 41″ Price: $1,500.00 BEW #36

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1940s MC Square Einstein Formula Saddle Blanket

Description: Here is a 1940s Navajo Saddle Blanket that depicts Einstein’s theory of energy which is E = MC Squared. This is a really neat piece in excellent condition! Measurements: 32 1/2″ x 28″ please note that blanket is about a half an inch longer on one side. Measurements given are from the longest side […]

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