Navajo Rug Fundraiser

Navajo Rug w weaverThis Navajo rug was handwoven by Glenna Begay, an elder lady from the big mountain area (Red Willow Springs Community) on the Navajo Nation near Kayenta, Arizona. Glenna has been weaving since she was 10 years old. Completed between June – September 2010

The rug is a teec nos post style Navajo rug woven on a traditional Navajo upright loom stand. The rug measures 32 x 57. The colors used are yellow, orange, white, dark brown, and black. The rug is a woven tight, fine weave. Many rugs of this style are close to or are of tapestry quality, and are highly prized and highly collectible.

Estimated value: $3,000 – Donated by Felicia French

Tickets $10.00 each

Limit of 150 tickets to be sold

Drawing May 27, 2016 (Sooner if all tickets are sold)

Tickets Available from the Isabelle Hunt Memorial Public Library

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