This colorful rug handcrafted by Navajo weaver Bessie Yazzie is a masterful work of art in a design inspired by classic 19th century Navajo blankets often known as Chief's blankets.
The vibrant woven work features red geometric shapes against a background of black and indigo blue horizontal stripes. The complex red, white, blue and black design also include crosses and zigzag lines. sophisticated symmetrical pattern is drawn from designs used in third-phase chief's blankets, characterized by these iconic diamond shapes. A breathtaking representation of the art form that is so central to Navajo life, this rug is a gorgeous revival of a classic style and a lasting work of fine art.
Rug measures 26" wide and 75" long. Comes with a certificate of authenticity.
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At the Indian Pueblo Store we guarantee that your purchase is an original and authentic work handcrafted by Native American artists as defined by the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990. We ask our artists to complete an extensive certification process, providing a CIB (Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood) card and other documentation of their Native American heritage. Our team of experts carefully inspects every product to guarantee it is handcrafted using traditional, sustainable processes and natural materials of only the highest quality. We record the place and date of each purchase and pride ourselves in paying a fair price that allows artists to make a living practicing their craft. At a time when many commercially-made products are being sold as handcrafted Native American art, our in-depth purchase process allows us to guarantee the authenticity of every unique piece of fine art we offer. For more than 35 years, we have made it a priority to visit artists in their studio or home to purchase their latest handcrafted pieces and learn about their work. We have developed lasting relationships with artists, as well as dealers and collectors, and we take pride in being a trusted destination for fine Native American art.