Navajo Rug Wool Weave Very Rare Pattern Native American Hand Made 14 x 21 inches

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Navajo Rug Wool Weave Very Rare Pattern Native American Hand Made 14 x 21 inches
Navajo Rug Wool Weave Very Rare Pattern Native American Hand Made 14 x 21 inches
Navajo Rug Wool Weave Very Rare Pattern Native American Hand Made 14 x 21 inches
Navajo Rug Wool Weave Very Rare Pattern Native American Hand Made 14 x 21 inches
Navajo Rug Wool Weave Very Rare Pattern Native American Hand Made 14 x 21 inches
Navajo Rug Wool Weave Very Rare Pattern Native American Hand Made 14 x 21 inches
Navajo Rug Wool Weave Very Rare Pattern Native American Hand Made 14 x 21 inches
Navajo Rug Wool Weave Very Rare Pattern Native American Hand Made 14 x 21 inches
Navajo Rug Wool Weave Very Rare Pattern Native American Hand Made 14 x 21 inches
Navajo Rug Wool Weave Very Rare Pattern Native American Hand Made 14 x 21 inches
Navajo Rug Wool Weave Very Rare Pattern Native American Hand Made 14 x 21 inches

Navajo Rug Wool Weave Very Rare Pattern Native American Hand Made 14 x 21 inches
This is a gorgeous Navajo hand made rug, made of hand spun wool. Very rare and difficult Zig Zag pattern. This is a genuine piece of Native American rug hand made at the Navajo Nation, US. Heirloom piece that will complement any collection! Rug size: 14 X 21 inches. Navajo weaving, blankets and rugs made by the Navajo and thought to be some of the most colorful and best-made textiles produced by North American Indians. The Navajo, formerly a seminomadic tribe, settled in the southwestern United States in the 10th and 11th centuries and were well established by 1500. With a new life as a sedentary and agricultural people, the tribe began to practice weaving, which had been virtually unknown to them, learning from the Hopi how to build looms and construct fabrics on a large scale. The introduction of domestic sheep by Europeans revolutionized weaving by making a steady supply of wool available, and the Navajo began to raise sheep for wool. The Hopi had limited their designs to striped patterns, but the Navajo introduced geometric shapes, diamonds, lozenges, and zig-zags. Symbolic representations of such phenomena as the elements, the seasons, and the times of day did not develop until about 1820. Before 1800, Navajo blankets were largely made of natural-colored woolblack, white, and a mixture of the two that produced gray; a limited amount of dyeing was done, with roots, herbs, and minerals from the rich soil of the area, primarily producing dark colors, like those of the Hopi. The introduction of aniline dyes in the late 19th century led to a period in Navajo weaving characterized by bright and even gaudy designs. Vividly colored yarns were used to weave into the rugs and blankets a broad range of decorative motifs based on commonplace modern objects; representations of automobiles, bottles, tomato cans, and airplanes, for example, found their way into the formerly dignified and restrained fabrics. More traditional, geometric designs subsequently regained their popularity and are once again the dominant patterns. Weaving remains a vital aspect of contemporary Navajo community life and of its economy. The item “Navajo Rug Wool Weave Very Rare Pattern Native American Hand Made 14 x 21 inches” is in sale since Saturday, February 22, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Rugs & Textiles (Navajo)”. The seller is “tee-warehouse” and is located in Walnut, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Handmade: Yes
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Artisan: Rosie Benally
  • Provenance: Ownership History Available
  • Origin: Navajo
  • Tribal Affiliation: Navajo
  • Featured Refinements: Native American Rug

Navajo Rug Wool Weave Very Rare Pattern Native American Hand Made 14 x 21 inches