Elsa makes rugs at one of the stops we made while visiting a Navaho trading post I think near Prescott, Arizona. First I took a picture from her right side and then went around to her left side and took another picture. As I was leaving she pointed out a shallow basket next to her.
Our conversation went something like this.
Me: “How much?”
She: “” One Dollar”
Me: ” I took 2 pictures”
She, smiling : ” One Dollar”
I then went on to find out she had been weaving rugs since she was thirteen and her name is Elsa.
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