Carolyn Woods, Eyedazzler, Navajo Hand Wooven, 61.5" x 37.5"
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|Widest Point on Bracelet Band||n/a|
|One of a Kind||TRUE|
|Rug Dye Type||Aniline Dye (commercial wool)|
|Rug Navajo Pattern||Eye Dazzler|
|Rug Time Period||Modern (Post 1950)|
|Size||61.5" x 37.5"|
Reds, greys, whites and blacks are thought of as the classic colors of Navajo rugs. They are made famous by Ganado Reds that Lorenzo Hubbell marketed across the country. Navajo weaver Carolyn Woods uses those colors to make this wild eye dazzler. Imagine the concentration of Carolyn to repeat these patterns and colors over and over.Before the trains started coming to this part of the world and businesses like the Fred Harvey Company started selling Navajo jewelry to the masses, most people back east didn't know anything of the Navajo. Traders like JB Moore would be one of the first to introduce the art of the Navajo to collectors back east, rugs not silver. He put together a catalog of different weavings that would be sold in large quantities. More Traders would begin to introduce Navajo weavings and even influence certain styles. Today this tradition is carried on by the Trading Posts. We have a large collection of weavings from classic Ganado Reds to Germantown Revivals. Also, old antiques that have the character that goes with age to the new contemporary weavings. Enjoy looking through our online collection, and remember if you don't see what you are looking for we have many more in the Post.