The Dr. Samuel R. Poliakoff Collection of Western Art

at the Abbeville County Library System, Abbeville, SC

Rena Billie
Rena Billie
Martha Gordon
Mary Kee
Cecelia Nelson
Jennie Thomas
Lola Yazzie
Sally Yazzie
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Navajo (Din?) textiles
Coal Mine Mesa Tapestry Weaving (#132)

Traders in Navajo textiles shaped consumers’ expectations as much as they also guided weavers to use superior wools and muted plant dyes, and to weave increasingly finer designs for the marketplace. The raised outline of the principal design elements is accomplished through a shift in weaving technique. The raised outline is a way to distinguish a weaving style and particular region of the reservation.


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