Optical-Bistie Navajo Rug : Historic : GHT 252

Optical Navajo Rug, Lincoln wool with over dyed grey and natural wool color. Until the 1930's, crystal rugs were bordered with a central design woven in natural colors along with some use of red.  Hand-carded, hand-spun, hand-dyed wool. 

More recently Steve has concluded that this most likely was woven in the Bistie Area due to the over dyed grey which was a common practice in the area.

This weaving was part of an Exhibition showing at the Tucson Desert Art Museum January 4 2017 to April 30 2017 – Please look at the Dazzled Eye catalog on page 24 to find this weaving.  

Style Optical
Weaver Unknown Navajo
Date 1920s
Size 44" x 55"
Item # GHT 252
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A unique blend of history, Native American culture and storytelling make these weavings an art like no other.

To be showcased on your walls or grace your floors, this functional heirloom is one-of-a-kind piece of history that took 100's of hours to create and will last many lifetimes. We'd love to tell you more about it!

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Type: Bistie


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