69″ x 44″
Hopi Kachina with Tableta
Hopi Kachina single-figure textiles were frequently woven by Navajo weavers.
These textiles have a particular charm and folk element. Pictorials have always been a favorite item of the tourist trade. The Yei rugs, which display a row of ceremonial figures, are often surrounded by the Rainbow Goddess. Although these weavings have no particular religious connotation, they are highly appealing as Navajo art.</p><p class=page1>On the other hand, Sandpainting rugs were forbidden because of their ceremonial importance. It is only since the mid 20th C. that these have been somewhat acceptable to