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The
Navajo rug design known as Burntwater was developed b
Bruce
Burnham and Don Jacobs at the Burntwater Trading P
near Sand
ers, AZ.
Burntwater rug
s are a more recent development of the late 19
but exemplify the r
ole the Trader still plays in encouraging lo
weavers.
Navajo Burntwater rugs are
known for their beautiful pastel
colors derived from Native veg
etal dyes and also for their
excellence in weave.
The Burntwater weavings are very com
plex, and they are
relatively scarce.