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Grazing Sheep & Horses Pictorial Weaving

Emma Nez

About The Grazing Sheep & Horses Pictorial Weaving

This charming composition encompasses many elements:

Navajo hogan

5 grazing sheep

1 grazing black sheep

3 grazing horses

3 seated women

3 grazing cattle

Mountain and clouds in the distance

4 trees

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Gallery Price $425.00

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Description

This charming composition encompasses many elements:

Navajo hogan

5 grazing sheep

1 grazing black sheep

3 grazing horses

3 seated women

3 grazing cattle

Mountain and clouds in the distance

4 trees

About the Artist

Emma John Nez was active from the 1950's forward making weavings.  This Navajo woman was born in 1945.  

This weaver used handspun and commercial yarn, aniline and vegetal dyes.  She is known for her pictorial compositions feauring Navajo rodeos, horses, human figures, pickup trucks, horse trailers, cattle, clouds as well as diamonds in a row.

She is referenced in Gregory Schaaf's book American indian Textiles 2,000 Artist Biographies.

Medium Hand-woven textile
Size 21 1/2" height X 24" width
Warp count 16 warps per inch
Weft count 48 wefts per inch
Signed Label attached names Emma Nez as well as original price
Date of creation Circa 1985-1990
Condition Excellent (clean and without damage)
Provenance JW, an estate from Texas
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