The Art of Sitting / The Pattern of Textiles

One-of-a-kind chairs and textiles that double as works of art

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THUNDERBIRD CHAIR, solid walnut and hand-sewn Italian leather, by Sabina Hill with Andy Everson, price upon request; Sabina Hill Design, sabinahill.com.

SIDE CHAIR, salvaged European elm and precision-machined brass, $3,100; Erickson Woodworking, ericksonwoodworking.com.

CONTINENTAL ARMCHAIR, railroad cross-ties with antique steel rails, $4,595; Rail Yard Studios, railyardstudios.com.

TREE CHAIR in cherry and walnut, $4,400; Hughes Woodworks, hugheswoodworks.com.

SNOW ON PINE ARMCHAIR in fumed cherry and leather with appliquéd wool gabardine and hand-embroidery, $8,700; Anne Beard, 541-989-8144.  

 

WOVEN BEAUTY

NAVAJO WEAVING, BIRD PICTORIAL, 1978, 25 x 48 inches, $1,350; Toh-Atin Gallery, Durango, CO, toh-atin.com.

ANTIQUE SERAPI RUG, c. 1880, 10 x 13 feet, price upon request; AZADI Fine Rugs, multiple locations including Telluride, CO, and Jackson, WY, azadifinerugs.com.

SMALL KUBA CLOTH RUNNER, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, 2000, 17 x 40 inches, $67.50; Sheptons Antiques, Denver, CO, sheptonsantiques.com.

LATE CLASSIC CHILD'S BLANKET, circa 1875, 32 x 53 inches, $28,500; Fighting Bear Antiques, Jackson, WY, fightingbear.com.

BANDED NAVAJO WEARING BLANKET, c. 1890, 4 x 6 feet, $7,500; Shiprock Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, shiprocksantafe.com.  

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