A Letter From The Publisher, Nov. 3, 1952

Many of you have written to tell me how much you have enjoyed TIME'S art pages in color, but few of you have gone as far as Reader William E. Farr of Vancouver, Wash. When TIME ran a color reproduction of a Navajo sand-painting (Oct. 8, 1951), Farr decided he wanted to copy the pattern—on a hooked rug. About a year later he sent us the finished product, a 4-by-5-ft. rug. He had spent 320 working hours making enlarged drawings of the painting, transferring them to the monk's cloth used as a base for the rug, selecting colors and hooking the...

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