Navajo Modified Ganado Weaving - Louise Harvey (#03)

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Navajo Modified Ganado Weaving - Louise Harvey (#03)

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Navajo Rug
43" x 71"

A "modified" designation in Navajo rug weaving terminology refers to a pattern that is similar to one of the more notable designs, but varies in unique and remarkable ways.  In this case Louise Harvey has taken the red background from the Ganado pattern and adapted the geometric designs into something that is pleasing to her.  Many weavers get stuck in a rut, producing patterns of a singular style with variations of color only.  Louise, however, is one of the few weavers who throws caution to the wind and creates something new and innovative almost every time.  What kind of fun is that?  "Great fun", says Louise.

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After the medicine woman told the people about the prayersticks she told them that there was a place in the underworld where two rivers crossed. It was called ni tqin'kae tsosi, fine fiber cotton (Indian hemp). There were two persons who brought the seed of that plant, they were spiders. They said that the people were to use the plant instead of skins for their clothing. So this seed was planted in the earth? More about this legend

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