Native American Woven Rugs Photos

Some North American Native groups are noted for their woven rugs. The Navajo are best noted for their rugs.

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Native artist. AZ.Native artist. AZ.Display on how Navajo rugs were woven at Mesa Verde Museum. CO.Navajo woven blanket or rug at Mesa Verde Museum. CO.
Native woman weaving Navajo rug. AZ.Native artist with rugs for sale. AZ.Display on how Navajo rugs were woven at Mesa Verde Museum. CO.Navajo woven blanket or rug (1650-1865) at Mesa Verde Museum. CO.
Navajo woven chief's blanket at Mesa Verde Museum. CO.Navaho transitional wearing blanket at Nelson Museum of the West. Cheyenne, WY.Navaho blankets at Nelson Museum of the West. Cheyenne, WY.Navajo wool rug with plant & bird design by Ason Yellowhair at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Navajo woven chief's blanket (late 1800s) at Mesa Verde Museum. CO.Navaho transitional wearing blanket (c1895) at Nelson Museum of the West. Cheyenne, WY.Navaho blankets (c1890 & c1920s) at Nelson Museum of the West. Cheyenne, WY.Navajo wool rug (1984) with plant & bird design by Ason Yellowhair at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.
Detail of bird on Navajo wool rug by Ason Yellowhair at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Navaho tree of life rug by Mae Bow at Utah Museum of Natural History. Salt Lake City, UT.Navajo weaving at Eiteljorg Museum. Indianapolis, IN.Navajo saddle throw at Peabody Museum. Cambridge, MA.
Detail of bird on Navajo wool rug (1984) by Ason Yellowhair at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Navaho tree of life rug (1985) by Mae Bow at Utah Museum of Natural History. Salt Lake City, UT.Navajo weaving (c1930) at Eiteljorg Museum. Indianapolis, IN.Navajo saddle throw (1870s-80s) at Peabody Museum. Cambridge, MA.
Nez Perce woven storage bag at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Nez Perce Plateau Indian corn husk woven bag at Utah Museum of Natural History. Salt Lake City, UT.Hispanic wool blanket & Ute tortoise shell rattle at Colorado History Museum. Denver, CO.Banded Rio Grande blanket at Millicent Rogers Museum. Taos, NM.
Nez Perce woven storage bag (1900) at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Nez Perce Plateau Indian corn husk woven bag (late 1800s) at Utah Museum of Natural History. Salt Lake City, UT.Hispanic wool blanket (late 1800s) & Ute tortoise shell rattle at Colorado History Museum. Denver, CO.Banded Rio Grande blanket (c1855) at Millicent Rogers Museum. Taos, NM.
Rio Grande "Vallero" Frezada blanket by Leyba Family of Trampas, NM at Millicent Rogers Museum. Taos, NM.Gallery of antique native blankets at Millicent Rogers Museum. Taos, NM.Gallery of antique native blankets at Millicent Rogers Museum. Taos, NM.Gallery with textiles & chests at Millicent Rogers Museum. Taos, NM.
Rio Grande "Vallero" Frezada blanket (c1885-95) by Leyba Family of Trampas, NM at Millicent Rogers Museum. Taos, NM.Gallery of antique native blankets at Millicent Rogers Museum. Taos, NM.Gallery of antique native blankets at Millicent Rogers Museum. Taos, NM.Gallery with textiles & chests at Millicent Rogers Museum. Taos, NM.
Heddle loom guide by Great Lakes Indians at Eiteljorg Museum. Indianapolis, IN.Collection of Southwestern American Native textiles & pottery at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Colorado Springs, CO.Navajo serape at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Colorado Springs, CO.Navajo chief blanket at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Colorado Springs, CO.
Heddle loom guide by Great Lakes Indians (mid 19th C) at Eiteljorg Museum. Indianapolis, IN.Collection of Southwestern American Native textiles & pottery at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Colorado Springs, CO.Navajo serape (c1840-60) at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Colorado Springs, CO.Navajo chief blanket (1870-90) at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Colorado Springs, CO.
Navajo rugs & Acoma polychrome pottery jars at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Colorado Springs, CO.Native backrest in Indian settlement area at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. Colorado Springs, CO.Navajo weavings at Museum of Anthropology of University of Missouri. Columbia, MO.Native woven blankets & cabinet from New Mexico at McNay Art Museum. San Antonio, TX.
Navajo rugs (c1900) & Acoma polychrome pottery jars at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Colorado Springs, CO.Native backrest in Indian settlement area at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site. Colorado Springs, CO.Navajo weavings at Museum of Anthropology of University of Missouri. Columbia, MO.Native woven blankets & cabinet from New Mexico at McNay Art Museum. San Antonio, TX.

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