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Navajo Picture Writing

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As described by Bruce Kapson Gallery

Four Bears, wonderful example of a Navajo picture writing painting on muslin, 1947-1974. The Navajo medicine men used these paintings on muslin, which were done with the same earthen pigments used for the sand paintings, as a means of recording and handing down the symbols of this tradition.

About the Seller

Bruce Kapson Gallery
Bruce Kapson Gallery

Furniture, artifacts, pottery and artwork from the Americas--from the Amazon to the far northern reaches of the Arctic, historic to contemporary--are part of a lifelong collection at the Bruce Kapson Gallery. Each object is notable for its design, and connection to the land and its people. Bruce Kapson had galleries in Santa Barbara and Santa Monica, California for over 20 years and has been a private dealer and consultant for a decade.

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Product Information

Country of Origin:
earthen mineral pigments and sand on muslin
35" L x 40" W
White glove & home delivery shipping rate
# of items Shipping cost
1 $200.00
2 $250.00
3 or more $350.00