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The Brilliance of the Navajo Germantowns: Late Classic Weaving and Bayeta - Weaving in Beauty
Tempe, AZ Navajo Germantowns were woven during two overlapping periods identified as the Late Classic (1865-1880) and Transitional (1868-1895). Both periods are marked by increasing use of commercial materials and adaptation of designs from Rio Grande, Saltillo and other weaving traditions. During both periods, Germantown yarns were sometimes combined with other available weaving materials, most…