Navajo Pictorial Weaving, 1860-1950: Expanded, Revised Edition

Tyrone D. Campbell & Steven Begner

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Back in print, expanded, and revised, the second edition of Navajo Pictorial Weaving is devoted to all categories of antique Navajo pictorial weaving. The second edition includes 92 new images of weavings discovered in the last three decades, many never before published or exhibited. Through these nearly 300 photos and short texts, both the novice and advanced collector can reach a better understanding of the enigmatic and unusual body of Navajo pictorial weaving. Also featured is a one-of-a-kind comprehensive chart of the Navajo ceremonial system. Offering the newest discoveries, this treasury reemphasizes that Navajo pictorial weaving is a truly American folk art. Significant pictorials are organized into eight chapters covering all major categories, including these and many others: Birds, Flora, Fauna & Livestock; Transportation, Technology, the Railroad and Its Influence; Yeis, Yeibichais, and Corn Yeis; and Kachinas, Masks, and Images from the Hopi.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 190 color images, 1 b/w chart | 208 pp
ISBN13: 9780764355844

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Tyrone D. Campbell has been a noted author, lecturer and dealer in antique American Indian art for 45 years. His specialty is Navajo and Pueblo weavings. He has published seven books and museum catalogs. His guest curatorial positions include major museums across the country and has lectured at major museums and universities. He currently resides in Scottsdale, Arizona. Steven Begner is an owner of Turkey Mountain Traders in Evergreen, Colorado, and has studied and written about the arts of the American Indian for the last 25 years. Some of his articles have focused on weavings of the Teec Nos Pos region, as well as the beadwork of the Iroquois and Micmac.