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37c Navajo Weaving stamp

United States Postal Service2004-08-24

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum
Washington, DC, United States

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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