Category Navajo Rugs History

NR1011 Storm Navajo Rug

Storm Navajo Rugs

Authentic Navajo rug, Storm pattern, weaver Hasbal Gilmore, 27.5″ x 36.5″, $697

warps 8
average wefts 34

Storm Navajo RugsThis newly handwoven Storm pattern Navajo rug is 100% wool. The weaver, Hasbal Gilmore of Pinon Az, is a member of the Navajo Rug Weavers Association, and the rug includes the Navajo Rug Weavers Association Certificate of Genuineness

The Storm pattern was accepted as a Navajo rug weaving style in the 1950’s. Typically bordered Navajo rugs rendered in black, white, gray and red color combinations, Storm is a distinctive pattern originating in the Tuba City area or western half of the Navajo Indian reservation...

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NR1012 Storm Navajo Rug

Storm Navajo Rugs

Authentic Navajo rug, Storm pattern, weaver Samatha Yazzie, 25″ x 36″, $937

warps 9
average wefts 44

Storm Navajo RugsSuperior value and weave, particularly appealing color arrangements and intricate designs, tightly woven with clear distinct lines.

This newly handwoven Storm pattern Navajo rug is 100% wool. The weaver, Samatha Yazzie of Dalton Pass NM, is a member of the Navajo Rug Weavers Association, and the rug includes the Navajo Rug Weavers Association Certificate of Genuineness.

The Storm pattern was accepted as a Navajo rug weaving style in the 1950’s. Typically bordered Navajo rugs rendered in black, white, gray and red color combinations, Storm is a distinctive pattern originating in the Tuba City area or western half of the Navajo Indian reservation...

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ZT1001 Zapotec Navajo Rug Replica

Navajo Rugs

Zapotec Mexican rug – Navajo rug replica, 30″ x 60″, $99

Navajo RugsIn recent years, Zapotec weavers, indigenous to central Mexico, began reproducing simplified versions of Navajo textiles; that can be sold at a much lower price than a truly authentic Navajo rug or blanket. Zapotec weavers have their own tradition of rug and blanket manufacture that is even older than the Navajo. Most scholars of pre-Columbian and American Southwest history, believe that many of the geometric design elements one finds in the Navajo textile patterns have their origin in link with the Aztec and Zapotec cultures of central and southern Mexico...

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ZT1002 Zapotec Navajo Rug Replica

Navajo Rugs

Zapotec Mexican rug – Navajo rug replica, 43″ x 70″, $169

Navajo RugsThis handwoven Zapotec Mexican rug replicates the classic period Navajo blanket. Traditional Navajo blankets design theme and colors are utilized: red, black, white and gray. A Navajo Chief Blanket design theme is simple; and may include full or partial diamonds or stepped blocks, serrated zigzags and stripes or bands, and an occasional cross or whirling log.

In recent years, Zapotec weavers, indigenous to central Mexico, began reproducing simplified versions of Navajo textiles; that can be sold at a much lower price than a truly authentic Navajo rug or blanket. Zapotec weavers have their own tradition of rug and blanket manufacture that is even older than the Navajo...

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ZT1003 Zapotec Navajo Rug Replica

Navajo Rugs

Zapotec Mexican rug – Navajo rug replica, 45″ x 74″, $169

Navajo RugsThis handwoven Zapotec Mexican rug replicates the classic period Navajo Chief blanket. Traditional Navajo blankets design theme and colors are utilized: red, black, white and gray. A Navajo Chief Blanket design theme is simple; and may include full or partial diamonds or stepped blocks, serrated zigzags and stripes or bands, and an occasional cross or whirling log.

In recent years, Zapotec weavers, indigenous to central Mexico, began reproducing simplified versions of Navajo textiles; that can be sold at a much lower price than a truly authentic Navajo rug or blanket. Zapotec weavers have their own tradition of rug and blanket manufacture that is even older than the Navajo...

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ZT1004 Zapotec Navajo Rug Replica

Navajo Rugs

Zapotec Mexican rug – Navajo rug replica, 58″ x 29.5″, $219

Navajo RugsThis handwoven Zapotec Mexican rug is 100% wool and a finer Zapotec weave, replicating the classic Yei Navajo rug. The traditional Navajo Yei rug customarily incorporates bright, bold hues; a dozen or more colors may be used. Yei are deity and the figures are tall and slender and bearing ceremonial embellishments. Their postures are upright, faces are outward, and expressions are stiff. Additional designs in a Yei Navajo rug may include intervening cornstalks or arrows.

In recent years, Zapotec weavers, indigenous to central Mexico, began reproducing simplified versions of Navajo textiles; that can be sold at a much lower price than a truly authentic Navajo rug or blanket...

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ZT1005 Zapotec Navajo Rug Replica

Navajo Rugs

Zapotec Mexican rug – Navajo rug replica, 58″ x 29.5″, $219

Navajo RugsThis handwoven Zapotec Mexican rug is 100% wool and a finer Zapotec weave, replicating the classic Yei Navajo rug. The traditional Navajo Yei rug customarily incorporates bright, bold hues; a dozen or more colors may be used. Yei are deity and the figures are tall and slender and bearing ceremonial embellishments. Their postures are upright, faces are outward, and expressions are stiff. Additional designs in a Yei Navajo rug may include intervening cornstalks or arrows.

In recent years, Zapotec weavers, indigenous to central Mexico, began reproducing simplified versions of Navajo textiles; that can be sold at a much lower price than a truly authentic Navajo rug or blanket...

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ZT1006 Mexican Zapotec Navajo Rug Replica

Navajo Rugs

Zapotec Mexican rug – Navajo rug replica, 27″ x 44″, $199

Navajo RugsThis handwoven Zapotec Mexican rug is 100% wool and a finer Zapotec weave, resembling the classic Pictorial Navajo rug. Pictorial Navajo blankets and rugs stem from late nineteenth century attempts by Navajo weavers to record the images they saw in the world around them, and the pictorial weaver often records what she sees. These Zapotec figures appear to be nobility or deity, and bearing ceremonial embellishments.

In recent years, Zapotec weavers, indigenous to central Mexico, began reproducing simplified versions of Navajo textiles; that can be sold at a much lower price than a truly authentic Navajo rug or blanket. Zapotec weavers have their own tradition of rug and blanket manufacture that is even older than the Navajo...

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ZT1007 Zapotec Navajo Rug Replica

Navajo Rugs

Zapotec Mexican rug – Navajo rug replica, 30″ x 60″, $149

Navajo RugsThis handwoven Zapotec Mexican rug replicates the classic Yei Navajo rug. The traditional Navajo Yei rug customarily incorporates bright, bold hues. Yei are deity and the figures are tall and slender and bearing ceremonial embellishments. Their postures are upright, faces are outward, and expressions are stiff. Additional designs in a Yei Navajo rug may include intervening cornstalks or arrows.

In recent years, Zapotec weavers, indigenous to central Mexico, began reproducing simplified versions of Navajo textiles; that can be sold at a much lower price than a truly authentic Navajo rug or blanket. Zapotec weavers have their own tradition of rug and blanket manufacture that is even older than the Navajo...

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ZT1008 Zapotec Navajo Rug Replica

Navajo Rugs

Zapotec Mexican rug – Navajo rug replica, 30″ x 60″, $149

Navajo RugsThis Zapotec rug replicates the classic Ganado Navajo rug, employing traditional Ganado rug colors: red, black, gray and white, and the typical border of black or red. An uncomplicated geometric design theme dominated by the serrate, or stair-stepped diamond, on a beautifully dark red background, characterizes a Ganado rug. In some pieces one diamond is drawn out from end to end; in others, three adjoining or interlocking diamonds fill most of the space.

In recent years, Zapotec weavers, indigenous to central Mexico, began reproducing simplified versions of Navajo textiles; that can be sold at a much lower price than a truly authentic Navajo rug or blanket...

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