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Navajo Weavings

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Kent McManis and Robert Jeffries have provided the definitive introduction to one of the most popular American Indian arts--Navajo rug weaving. Drawing on decades of study of this tradition, the authors cover its development from the seventeenth century up to the many innovations in the craft today. Of great help to the new collector is a list of standards in judging the q ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Rio Nuevo Publishers (first published June 15th 2009)
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Corinne
Nov 30, 2011 Corinne rated it it was amazing
This is a wonderful, wonderful 91-page book for anyone interested in Navajo Rug (and Blanket) Weaving. It has over 75 beautiful color photos of authentic Navajo Rugs (and a few Blankets), and is divided into Chapters providing all of the basic information you might be interested in reading about the History of Navajo Weaving, and the Styles of Navajo Weaving (Ganado, Two Grey Hills, Burntwater, etc.)

The Navajo Weaving Loom is the only Loom that does not use any mechanical elements -- which makes
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