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Dates: 1920-1930
Size: 244 x 143 cm
Description: After a decline in the Navajo rug market during the Great Depression(comma) a revival period(comma) focused in northeastern Arizona(comma) brought back stylized classic designs made with vegetable dyed wools. One of the best known regional types is the Ganado style. The modern regional Ganado type is distinguished by the use of predominately red(comma) gray(comma) ivory(comma) and black in bold designs. Motifs can include stepped diamonds and triangles(comma) central lozenges(comma) crosses(comma) and zigzags. This regional example was collected by Edward Gifford's father while working for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in the early 1930's and is made of natural browns and aniline dyed red wool.

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“2011_215_1.jpg,” accessed July 13, 2024, https://libomeka.unm.edu/items/show/395.

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