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Mary Ann Henio
Navajo, Thoreau, New Mexico
65" x 87”
MSUM 1997:76.1
Photo by Doug Elbinger, all rights reseved by the Michigan State University Museum

Navajo artist Mary Ann Henio creates quilts based on traditional Navajo woven rug designs. This quilt utilizes only pieced triangles to replicate a rug pattern. Henio, of Thoreau, New Mexico, finds that quilting these patterns brings her closer to nature.

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