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This lovely runner is from the 1930s and has an unusual interlocking Arts & Crafts chain border. Woven with beautiful gray, black, white, and red wool, the artist chose to use split diamonds as the focal element of this piece.
45″ x 104″ (3'9" x 8'8") (1.16M x 2.62M)
For this weaving, we present a historic Crystal Runner made of native wool and Mohair wool and is a variant of JB Moore's 1911 Plate XIX. The colors are so bright and vivid. The brown border can be attributed to hand-spun variegated natural mohair wool.
51" x 100" (4’3" x 8’4...
JB Moore Crystal
In 1911 JB Moore published a catalog featuring rugs that could be purchased. This weaving was derived from plate XXVII (see images) and original sold for $1 per square foot, or approximately $35, a pretty expensive piece in those days.
The red was dyed, and the rest was woven using naturally colored native wool which had been hand-carded and h...
This is an early piece from the 1930s in excellent condition. It's a Ganado - Klagetoh as evidenced by the gorgeous variegated natural gray wool background and the deep crimson Ganado red.
Ganado - Klagetoh
50″ x 104″ (1.27M x 2.64M)
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This Serape is a Rio Grande style Navajo blanket has hand spun wool and variegated dyes.
It is likely this weaving was for a Hispanic household, this Navajo weaver intentionally variegated her dyes to simulate Rio Grande dye techniques, which offered dimension not typically seen in Navajo weaving in that time frame.
This weaving was part of an E...
Teec Nos Pos
Take a look at this beautiful Teec Nos Pos from the 1920s. Woven with Lincoln wool, hand carded, hand spun with aniline dyes. Subtle and wonderfully tight. Hero Twin imagery, with the great star design.
Teec Nos Pos
43" x 100" (1.09M x 2.54M)
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