I am delighted to announce that I have just posted a Navajo Woman's Chief's blanket for sale on my website. These are quite rare as fewer were woven than men's Chief's blankets. This particular example was woven from 1880-1900 in the Transitional era when, in response to trader's demands, weavers began weaving textiles to be used as rugs rather than blankets to be worn.
In addition, I am pleased to announce that I have just posted 2 Lee Yazzie pieces of jewelry as well as other belt buckles from a collection formed circa 1980. As mentioned in my previous blog, Yazzie jewelry, especially Lee Yazzie's works as well as those made by his brother Raymond Yazzie, is the focus of "Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family" at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York (Bowling Green). This exhibit will run until January 10, 2016 (http://www.nmai.si.edu/explore/exhibitions/item/?id=890)
Click "Native American Jewelry" on my home page or go to http://www.marcyburns.com/native-american-jewelry to see the Yazzie buckle and bolo as well as the balance of the buckle collection that has recently been consigned to Marcy Burns American Indian Arts.
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