(wa-0042) Navajo Girl Mounting Horse Original Oil



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


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