Wenora Joe, Christmas Pictorial, Navajo Handwoven Rug, 35" x 51"

Tribe Navajo
Artist Joe, Wenora
Age Circa 2010's
Item Weight 3
Width 51
Height 35
Gap in Cuff Style Bracelet n/a
Widest Point on Bracelet Band n/a
Rug Dye Type Aniline Dye (commercial wool)
Rug Handspun No
Rug Material Wool
Rug Navajo Pattern Pictoral
Rug Pattern geometric-pattern
Rug Size 3-footx5-foot
Rug Warp 8
Rug Weft 15
Style Pictoral
Size 35" x 51"
Rug Time Period Modern (Post 1950)
$1,380.00
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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.Storytelling is part of the Navajo culture. No history text had been written until the Europeans showed up, everything was passed down orally and through art. You will find storytelling in silver , basket weaving and other forms of art. That also holds true for rug weavings, where pictures and symbols tell the contemporary and traditional past of the Navajo people. Enjoy looking through our collection of pictorial rugs, some fascinating creations.
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