Vera Francis, Klagetoh, Single Diamond, Navajo Handwoven, 61" x 49"
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|Rug Dye Type||Aniline Dye (commercial wool)|
|Rug Navajo Pattern||Ganado|
|Rug Time Period||Modern (Post 1950)|
Traders like JB Moore would be the first to introduce the art of the Navajo to collectors back east, but it was rugs (not silver) that first captured the imaginations collectors and decorators. Following Moore's suit, other traders would begin to market Navajo weaving, even influencing many of the well-known styles. Today styles are not defined by regions, but perfected by dedicated weavers from all parts of the Navajo Nations. We have put together a large collection of rugs on our online Trading Post and hope you take time to look through them all. Hopefully, you will find the perfect rug. Ganado Red might be the most famous of all Navajo weavings. Lorenzo Hubbell's life work was to promote Native American art. He would employ many different artists and the Ganado Red would become his weavers signature look. It would be the influence of the Klagetoh pattern. This community is just south of Ganado and used more of a gray background than the red.