Lot 9443: GANADO NAVAJO WOOL RUG WOVEN BY PHILOMENA YAZZIE
February 8, 2014
Tallahassee, FL, USALive Auction
Description: Hand woven by Philomena Yazzie in 1988. This rug won both 1st place at the 1988 Intertribal Ceremonial Gallup NM and the New Mexico State Fair in that same year.(ribbons attached) Philomena was the first Navajo weaver to combine the design elements of bordered rugs from Ganado and Two Grey Hills with Earth toned vegetal-dyed colors in 1968. This rug features both the "Burntwater" colors along with Mauve and dark rose. 5 by 7 feet. Bright "as new" colors. Included are the original sales receipt, photos of the rug and weaver and a 2013 appraisal by James Stilley. This lot has a reserve.