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1920 to 1940, Chinle weavings emerged during what
became k
nown as the Navajo Revival Period. Leon H. (Cozy)
of Chinle Trading Post inspired the weaving desig
along with Ma
ry Cabot Wheelright.
In their first efforts, t
he Chinle rug weavers developed soft hue
browns, golds and gree
ns. These colors woven into banded,
borderless rugs resulted in
the new Chinle regional style.
The Chinle style is very common
throughout Navajoland,
And takes less time to weave than m
any more elaborate design