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Vintage Yei Woven Navajo Rug

A pictorial weaving with a unique composition featuring three Yei (Yeibichai) figures holding one feather in each hand. According to Navajo belief, a Yei is a supernatural being or a holy one with healing powers. Yei can be male or female and are used in sand painting during sacred rituals to heal sick people.

Price $1,200
Period 1950s
Condition Excellent
Measurements Width: 27"
Length: 44"
Count 1
Material Hand-Woven Wool
Creator Navajo Indian Art (Weaver)
Country of Origin United States
Reference Number LU82588064583