Crystal Optical Navajo Rug Weaving : Historic : PC 45

This is a favorite from our personal collection!  Woven in the 1900s this unusual Crystal-style Optical piece has a beautiful hand-carded, hand-spun Merino wool natural light brown "background" of four hooks.  A central band showcases the weaving comb/fork used by Navajo weavers in black and red. 

One of the most challenging aspects when weaving a piece is to create straight, even lines. The loom artist who created this piece was obviously a master. The lines are gorgeous and were made utilizing aniline dyed wool, and those little combs.  

This piece has been a feature in our Navajo Textiles as Modern Art exhibit.  It's easy to see what a gorgeous piece of weaving art that this is! 

Style Crystal
Weaver Unknown
Circa 1900s
Size 40" x 65" (3'4" x 5'5")
Item # PC 45
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Type: Crystal

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