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Antique Crystal Navajo rug in greys, red and black. J.B. Moore, trader in the Crystal area during the 1890's -1910's encouraged Navajo weavers to create tightly woven rugs for the eastern United States trade. This is a fine example.
Hand carded, hand spun native wool. The red is aniline dyed.
This pristine Hero Twin Pictorial is vibrant and unusual. Attached with a lead seal is the original certificate of authenticity. This paper tag was attached to all Navajo rugs beginning in 1937. It stated for the consumer that the product was a Navajo all-wool woven fabrics and was used by the government as a certificate of genuineness. We...