“Day Chant” Tile by Ida Sahmie

$225.00

1 in stock

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Description

This small polychrome tile features six Yeibichaii figures and three hills on the horizon.

2 7/8″ in length and 3 5/8″ wide

Artist: Ida Sahmie (Navajo)

Artist

Ida Sahmie
Photo of a painted tile

Ida Sahmie was born in 1960 near Pine Springs, AZ. She grew up in a traditional Navajo family. She learned to weave from her mother and grandmother. Ida did not think she had the patience to be a serious weaver. In the mid 1980s she married Andrew "Louie" Sahmie who was Hopi. Ida then moved to the Hopi reservation. Her...read more