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Weaving is the art form for which the Navajo are best known, and the finely woven textiles from the Two Grey Hills region in New Mexico--characterized by geometric designs executed in natural shades of hand-spun wool yarns with wide or multiple borders-are highly esteemed. Daisy Taugelchee ( 191 1-1990), who set unprecedented standards of fine spinning and weaving, made this stellar tapestry in the late 1940s.
Denver Art Museum
Denver, Colorado

Scott Catalogue USA: 3873h
unused

Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.

Museum ID: 2005.2003.111.8

Details

  • Title: 37c Navajo Weaving stamp
  • Creator: United States Postal Service
  • Date Created: 2004-08-24
  • Subject Keywords: Navajo Weaving, stamp
  • Medium: paper; ink (multicolored) / photogravure

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