Navajo Yei Pictorial, Native, Weaving, Wall Hanging 8' +, native, Native American, native: weaving, native: weaving: southwest - navajo, native: weaving: wall hanging, pictorial, Southwest - Navajo, Yei
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Navajo yei pictorial

Item Number: L1913


Navajo double cornstalk pictorial with birds and feathers. Tapestry weave with seven borders. For wall or floor. These weavings come from the Shiprock (Winged Rock) New Mexico, and the Lukachukai, Arizona areas. Yei means holy being or spirit in Navajo. The traders in Lukachukai, Arizona and Shiprock, New Mexico encouraged the weavings of figural rugs during this period. The Yei Bi Chei are also called Grandfather Spirits and are the focus of healing ceremonies. During these ceremonies the dancers take on the role of intermediaries between the Gods and the Native People. 4’7” x 8’1”

PERIOD: Early 20th Century

ORIGIN: Southwest - Navajo, Native American

SIZE: 4’7” x 8’1”


PRICE $26,000

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