Navajo Girl Mounting Horse Original Oil
- Navajo Girl Mounting Horse Original Oil
- This Is A Marvelous Painting For Showing Traditional Navajo Horse gear.
- It shows the tacked saddle and Navajo silver headstall with the naja, later incorporated into the squash blossom necklaces.
- The original use of the naja was on the forehead of the horse as can be seen here.
- A small girl or woman, in traditional Navajo dress with leggings.
- She also wears concho belt, velvet blouse, studded with silver buttons, and a lovely chong hairdo mounts a large horse.
- The background appears to be Monument Valley.
- We purchased this oil painting on the reservation in New Mexico from a longtime Indian trader who said the artist is Navajo.
- It is signed A. Desiderio, 93.
- The oil is on canvas.
- It is mounted in a wooden frame with built in linen matting.
- Image size is 23 3/4″ x 29 3/4″.
- Frame size is 31″ x 35 1/2″.
- Wall Art