201212-01 Navajo Yei Rug
33 1/2" x 43 3/4"
Late 20th century
Hand Spun and dyed wool yarn
Collectors notes had the weaver at Chinlee, AZ, but no name.
An eight figure Yei rug, each figure holding eagle feathers and adorned with turquoise earrings and necklaces. This pattern is derived from the Navajo Sand Paintings and are associated with prayer for rain.