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Elle of Ganado, Maker of the President's Blanket

Elle of Ganado, Maker of the President's Blanket Native Americana
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Stock #: 230906
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
Publisher: Fred Harvey
Postmark: May-28
PM State: AZ
Stamp: 2c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Elle of Ganado is the most famous weaver among the Navahos. She has twice been chosen to weave blankets given to the President of the United States by the citizens of Albuquerque. Together with Tom of Ganado, her husband, she is perhaps the most widely known of all the tribe. There is a romance connected with her marriage to Tom, the substance of which is: he stole her from her mother's hogan and carried her off on his pony at night